We gave agency journalists some credit

Harvey Morris remembers how The Independent experimented with attributing stories to agency journalists in bylines, a practice unheard of at the time. Other papers imitated this, recognizing they could get preferential treatment from the news agencies, as well as The Independent’s commitment to three full pages of foreign news.

Storyteller: Harvey Morris

Date of Story: October 1986
Location of Story: City Road, London, UK
Location: London, UK
Date: 6 April, 2016