Robert John Edwards– 28 May 2012) was a British journalist.(26 October 1925
Edwards was editor of Tribune (1951–54), a feature writer on the Evening Standard (1954–57), deputy editor of the Sunday Express (1957–59), managing editor of the Daily Express (1959–1961) then its editor (1961), editor of the Glasgow Evening Citizen (1962–63), editor of the Daily Express again (1963–65), editor of the Sunday People (1966–1972) and editor of the Sunday Mirror(1972–1984). He was a director of Mirror Group Newspapers from 1976 to 1988.
Edwards published an autobiography in 1988, Goodbye Fleet Street.
He was appointed a CBE in the 1986 Birthday Honours.
He was interviewed by National Life Stories (C467/10) in 2007 for the 'Oral History of the British Press' collection held by the British Library.
Edwards died on May 28th, 2012, aged 86. He is survived by his second wife, Brigid Segrave, who is an accomplished watercolourist, and by his two sons and two daughters from his previous marriage to Laura Ellwood.
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Michael Foot and Evelyn Anderson
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