Peter Preston is a columnist for the Guardian and the Observer. He was previously editor of the Guardian for 20 years, from 1975 to 1995, and has written two books, Bess (1999) and The 51st State (1998).
Platform for Independent Journalism (P24) is an initiative to support and promote editorial independence in the Turkish press. It is a not-for-profit, civil society organization with a broad mission to build capacity in the Turkish media, create a public appetite for media independence, define and promote best journalistic practice, and more specifically to encourage the transition to web-based journalism. P24 provides content, brings issues of media integrity to public attention, encourages investigative journalism and provides assistance to news sites of proven integrity and organises trainings for young professionals.