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Episode 2: Tom Hopkinson, Editor of Picture Post

Summary

Tom Hopkinson was sacked by the proprietor of Picture Post for trying to run a true story during the 1950 Korean War. Later he also sent a photographer - Ian Berry - to cover the Sharpeville Massacre in South Africa for Drum. In time he fell out with the proprietor of that magazine as well. Nominating Tom Hopkinson is Donald Macintyre, former correspondent in the Middle East and one of the first students on the Cardiff journalism course Tom Hopkinson set up. He and presenter Matthew Parris are joined by Hopkinson's daughter, Professor Amanda Hopkinson

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PresenterMatthew Parris
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ProducerMiles Warde

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