Robert Peston 

I rarely appreciate incestuous hagiography about fellow journalists, but Sarah Sands' tribute to Robert Peston, the BBC's Business Editor, in today's Independent on Sunday comes as close to being deserved as any example of the genre.  Peston is not the world's most instinctive broadcaster, but as crash has turned to crisis he has proved his worth. Ave Robert, those fearing economic armageddon salute you. 

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