John Mair is the most prolific editor of books on Modern Journalism in Britain today.He is just about to publish his twenty fourth 'hackademic' text -On Investigative Journalism and is actively pulling together the twenty fifth on 'Anti Social Media' for autumn publication.The books pull together 'hacks' and academics to discuss vital issues like Brexit,Trump and the Media,the death of Print,Leveson and after.The genre he invented-edited with Professors Richard Tait,Tor Clark,Richard Keeble,Raymond Snoddy and others are widely recognised as a sterling addition to the literature of Journalism.John has practiced journalism at the BBC,Channel Four and other broadcasters and taught it at the Universities of Coventry,Westminster,Brunel,Kent and Edinburgh Napier.He has judged the British Press Awards,The British Journalism Awards,the Royal Television Society Journalism Awards and helped to set up the Steve Hewlett Memorial Lecture and Scholarships.