The news brand editor talks to Press Gazette.
“The Mirror reflects life as it is, but it has always shown an awareness of the world as it might be,’ said the great Mirror editor Hugh Cudlipp. More than half a century on those words remain a beacon for us here at the Mirror.
Yes we reflect life as it is – coronavirus tragedies, Brexit chaos, lottery bonanzas, family fall out court cases, I’m A Celebrity scandals, FA Cup clashes and the evergreen (literally) Britain’s oldest Christmas tree story.
But what lies beneath all that is our role in showing the world “as it might be” and what we and our readers can do to build that world. That, in essence, is why we campaign.