John Lloyd (journalist)
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Lloyd was born in 1946, and raised in Anstruther, Fife, by his grandparents and mother, a beautician.
In the 1990s, Lloyd was one of several prominent members of Common Voice, a British group that advocated voting reform.  Lloyd also supported the Ulster Unionist leader David Trimble, believing Trimble could help bring peace to Northern Ireland.
In 2006 he co-founded the Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism at the University of Oxford. He is director of the Axess Programme on Journalism and Democracy.
Lloyd is a member of the editorial board of Prospect, the advisory board of the Moscow School of Political Studies and is a columnist for La Repubblica of Rome. He has won awards for journalism, including Specialist Writer of the Year in the British Press Awards and Journalist of the Year in the Granada What the Papers Say Awards.
His books include Loss without Limit: the British Miners' Strike (with Martin Adeney,1985); Rebirth of a Nation: an Anatomy of Russia (1998) and What the Media are doing to our Politics (2004).
He is married with one son, Jacob, from a previous marriage.
- Profile: John Lloyd The Guardian Website.
- John Lloyd, "Tony, the NS and me". The New Statesman, 7 May 2007.
- Wilby, Peter. ‘Rough trade’, New Statesman, 12 July 2004.
- John Lloyd and others, "Letters", The Guardian, 2 January 1992, p.18. Other signatories of the letter included Gerald Aylmer, Beatrix Campbell, Dick Pountain, Nina Fishman and David Marquand.
- Dean Godson, Himself Alone:David Trimble and the Ordeal of Unionism, Harper Collins, 2004, p.30, 253-4.
- John Kampfner, "The British Neoconservatives", New Statesman, 12 May 2003.
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