2017: The year of risks – and how to deal with them

Posted by - March 1, 2017

On February 27 at Corinthia Hotel, members and those interested in joining the London Press Club are welcome to a fascinating talk by Major General John Holly. With his extensive military and corporate leadership experience, John will give a lecture exploring the overarching themes and geopolitical risks facing us in 2017. John has had to identify risks and

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Chairman’s new year message

Posted by - December 30, 2015

It’s been another tumultuous year for headlines … and I hope you agree it’s been a fairly big one for the London Press Club too. Security matters have dominated, whether through terrorism or the continuing UK political battles over Freedom of the Press. The Press Club has maintained its high profile during 2015 with events as

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Gorkana meets LPC chair Doug Wills

Posted by - January 12, 2015

In the latest edition of the Gorkana meets feature the subject is London Press Club chairman Doug Wills. Managing editor of the Evening Standard and Independent titles, Wills has also recently taken over as president of the Society of Editors. He spoke to David Keevil about his first 18 months with the Press Club. On

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Chairman’s holiday message

Posted by - December 29, 2014

A Christmas and New Year message from London Press Club chairman Doug Wills   It’s been a terrific year for the Press Club, thanks to the support of all of the board as well as many of our stalwart members who came along to event after event. I was thrilled that we were able to continue

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2014 Awards

Posted by - May 26, 2014

It was never going to be an easy year… and 2013 didn’t disappoint on this. You may remember that at last year’s awards I said that the London Press Club believed it was important during these difficult days to celebrate the brilliance of journalism in Britain. One look at the shortlists for today’s awards confirms

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A time to celebrate our brilliant journalism

Posted by - May 23, 2013

All of us in the media incessantly talk about our own industry and we always have done. We gossip, we ruminate, we prophesise. This last year has been different — the readers have been talking about us too. To use a quote said disparagingly many times this year: We have become the story. Against this

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New era for Press News

Posted by - September 1, 2011

A warm welcome to this first electronic on-line version of PRESSNEWS.  The Club board felt it was about time we moved with the times and used technology to produce a modern edition of the Journal and we hope that you like the result. This transition will allow us to communicate more speedily to members with

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