TV doctoring ‘like Victorian freak shows’

Posted by - June 7, 2016

Doctors who become presenters on shows like Embarrassing Bodies and Jeremy Kyle’s Emergency Room are dishonouring the sacred principles enshrined in the Hippocratic Oath. That was one of the views aired at a heated inaugural London Press Club/Hippocratic Post debate, TV Doctoring: Upholding the Hippocratic Oath, held at the Institute of Directors. A panel of four experts went

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The Numbers Game debate: “Data journalism gets exclusives”

Posted by - May 18, 2016

Data analysis is one of the best methods of producing exclusive stories, a London Press Club forum was told this week. Sanjit Atwal, CEO and co-founder of Squawka, opened The Numbers Game debate  with an insight into the world of data, saying journalists could now dictate the subject matter and look for different patterns and

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Social Tuesday – join us tonight at Corinthia London

Posted by - May 10, 2016

You are invited to join us for our first Social Tuesday at our new venue, Corinthia London, just off Whitehall. Come and help us celebrate in the Northall Bar and Restaurant area, which has been reserved for Club members – and enjoy a complimentary glass of champagne on arrival. Following on from the hugely successful 2016 Awards Lunch, Corinthia Hotel London

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Join us for the inaugural debate of the London Press Club and the Hippocratic Post

Posted by - May 4, 2016

‘TV doctoring – Upholding the Hippocratic Oath?’   Chaired by Carole Stone, the panel includes: Dr Dawn Harper, presenter of Channel 4’s Embarrassing Bodies Dr Clare Gerada, Former President of the Royal College of GPs Dr Ian Campbell, Medical Consultant, Jeremy Kyle’s Emergency Room Professor Iain Hutchison, Maxillofacial Surgeon, Founder, Saving Faces When: Thursday, 26th May

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Friends, family and Fleet Street gather to remember Dennis Griffiths

Posted by - May 4, 2016

More than 30 London Press Club members, directors and family attended the dedication of a plaque to the memory of former club chairman Dennis Griffiths at St Bride’s Church last Thursday 28 April. The ceremony was followed by a reception in the Johnson Room of The Cheshire Cheese in Fleet Street. The plaque was a poignant

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Dr Dennis Griffiths dedication ceremony

Posted by - April 11, 2016

Many LPC members and Fleet Street executives will remember Dr Dennis Griffiths, the former chairman of the club and author, who died just before Christmas. We have organised to have a plaque placed on one of the pews near the altar at St Bride’s Church to remember him and this will be dedicated at a

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Frontline Club events – including a spotlight on Syria

Posted by - April 10, 2016

The Frontline Club is hosting a fascinating month of events, starting with a film screening and discussion about Syria. Tuesday 12 April, 19:00 | Insight with Zaina Erham: Syria’s Rebellious Women We’re delighted to host a film screening and discussion with award-winning Syrian journalist Zaina Erhaim, co-presented with Index on Censorship and IWPR.  This event will feature screenings of Zaina‘s short films from the

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Daily Mail and The Times win top spots at Press Club awards

Posted by - April 6, 2016

The Daily Mail was crowned Daily Newspaper of the Year for the fourth time at The London Press Club Awards lunch. Other winners included The Times, which took the newly-created Weekend Newspaper of the Year award, and journalists from ITV, Sky, BuzzFeed, The Spectator, The London Evening Standard and the Mail on Sunday were honoured. The

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