Fairfax journalist Alan Dobbyn passes away

Fairfax journalist for 30 years, Alan Dobbyn has passed away.

Fairfax Media journalist Alan Dobbyn (pictured), who devoted 34 years to the Sydney Morning Herald from 1954-1988, has passed away.

The SMH’s tribute to Dobbyn: “Alan Dobbyn’s career as a newspaper journalist encompassed some, though not all, of the golden age of journalism, when newspapers were the primary source of news and the metropolitan morning newspaper hitting the streets each morning set the agenda for the day.”

Photo of Dobbyn from The Sydney Morning Herald

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