Claud Cockburn

The Rise and Fall of a Radical Journalist
August 01, 2014

History handed Alexander Cockburn a great opportunity, but he blew it.

Don't Stop The Presses
June 02, 1986

Readers of TNR have responded generously to our request for examples of boring headlines. The entire staff is comatose with appreciation. In the late 1920s the British writer Claud Cockburn won a contest among editors at the Times of London to see who could get the most boring headline into the paper.