Shane Ross: Aengus Fanning floored the competition over 20 years
Aengus Fanning produced the most compelling cocktail of news ever served up by any Irish newspaper editor. He floored the competition over twenty years. Competitors, foreign and national, came and went, but the Sunday Independent---Aengus’ unique publication-- saw them off one by one.
While a litany of rivals collapsed, the Sunday Independent remained the flagship of the group, its circulation boomed, consistently catching the mood of the Irish people long before all others.
How did Aengus do it?