Charles Arthur - Columnist and Feature Writer, The Independent and The Register

Currently, a freelance journalist, writing a weekly column for The Independent, he also does various things for other media outlets.

Until December 3 2004 he was technology editor at The Independent, a daily national newspaper in the UK – the first “quality compact” in the country, having been there since 1995.

On leaving, he freelances and still writes a weekly column for The Independent; but also writes about business, technology, science, news and sports.

Before The Independent, he was at New Scientist magazine for two years, writing about technology and also editing features on a variety of topics.

Charles also does media training, explaining how newspapers, magazines and online sites work, and especially what journalists want from you – whether you’re a big or small company, experienced or newcomer to PR and dealing with the press.