About the author



Stephen Quinn joined Zayed University in the United Arab Emirates as an associate professor of journalism in August 2001. He was previously a senior lecturer in journalism at Deakin University in Victoria, Australia. He started as a cadet reporter on the Newcastle Morning Herald in Australia in 1975. While there he was introduced to sub-editing because it was company policy that all cadets spent time on the subs’ table. He later worked as a reporter on the Central Coast Express at Gosford and the Singleton Argus, both in New South Wales in Australia. At the Argus he was the sole journalist, which meant he had to report and sub ...

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