Paul Dacre To Quit As Daily Mail Editor After 28-Year Reign

The Daily Mail’s long-standing editor Paul Dacre is to step down later this year, it has been confirmed.

Dacre, one of Fleet Street’s most powerful figures, will become Editor-in-Chief and Chairman of Associated Newspapers, which publishes the Mail.

The move will see him “step back” from his role as editor of the Daily Mail from November, the paper’s owners DMGT have said.

+++ SCOOP: Paul Dacre resigning as Mail editor by his 70th birthday +++

— Amol Rajan (@amolrajanBBC) June 6, 2018

2/ Dacre will become Chairman of the Company and Editor-in-Chief of Associated

— Amol Rajan (@amolrajanBBC) June 6, 2018

Dacre’s birthday is in November. He has been an Editor for 28 years, 26 of them at the Mail

— Amol Rajan (@amolrajanBBC) June 6, 2018

Paul Dacre going is CONFIRMED. pic.twitter.com/RonPln5inG

— Jim Waterson (@jimwaterson) June 6, 2018

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Source:: The Huffington Post – UK Entertainment

      

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