The results are in: How well do journalists cope with stress? Find out more at our special panel discussion, Wednesday May 17, Corinthia

Posted by - April 11, 2017

The London Press Club presents an evening hosted by neuroscientist Dr Tara Swart where she will reveal the results of a study she recently conducted into the mental resilience of journalists at the Corinthia Hotel London. Hear Tara (below) and a panel of journalists discuss what the pressure points are for this industry and how

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Joint debate on global media freedom, Tuesday April 18, Corinthia

Posted by - April 11, 2017

The London Press Club, Index on Censorship and the Foreign Press Association are hosting a joint panel discussion together for the first time. The debate on global media freedom is being held to mark Index on Censorship’s Freedom of Expression Awards. The finalists – crusading news platform Maldives Independent and fearless Serbian investigative journalists KRIK – will explore the challenges

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Jim Naughtie’s call to arms at annual Hugh Cudlipp Lecture

Posted by - April 3, 2017

Veteran BBC broadcaster James Naughtie has said that the media needs to be more vigorous and responsible in its reporting than ever before to win the ‘culture war’ that Donald Trump has unleashed on the free press. Delivering the annual Hugh Cudlipp lecture – hosted by the London Press Club – the former Today presenter

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Aspiring journalists kick off first ‘speed-mentoring’ event

Posted by - March 21, 2017

By Safeeyah Kazi, London Evening Standard Trainee Journalist At the first event of its type ever held, ‘One Million Mentors’ was launched as part of a pilot scheme to help young people across the capital into employment by giving them mentors in a variety of sectors. The London Press Club teamed with UpRising to pilot the

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London Press Club joins Mayor of London and youth leadership organisation UpRising to kick off search for ‘One Million Mentors’

Posted by - March 10, 2017

Aspiring journalists from across the Capital will have the opportunity to get advice and support from established professionals working in the press, broadcasting and digital media as part of a new initiative backed by Mayor of London Sadiq Khan. The London Press Club is teaming up with UK-wide youth leadership development organisation UpRising to help launch a

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Geordie Greig on Trump, Dacre and Foreign Aid abuses

Posted by - March 4, 2017

By Paul Charman. Dubbed “The golden boy of Kensington High Street” by interviewer Peter York, Mail on Sunday editor Geordie Greig discussed Trump, the newspaper’s campaign against Foreign Aid abuses – and the day he persuaded the Lebedevs to buy the Evening Standard – in a wide-ranging face-to-face, hosted by the London Press Club and

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Sir Alan Moses says unravelling Leveson legislation could take 15 years

Posted by - March 1, 2017

by Freddy Mayhew (This article previously appeared in Press Gazette) Chairman of press regulator IPSO  Sir Alan Moses has said unpicking legislation brought in after part one of the Leveson Inquiry, including the Section 40 cost provision amendments, could take up to 15 years. Speaking as part of a panel discussing threats to press freedom at

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Your Round? Change someone’s life for the price of a drink

Posted by - March 1, 2017

For less than the price of a pint – or whatever your drink of choice – help a journalist in distress . . . That’s the plea from the Journalists’ Charity in its campaign to increase awareness of what it does and to encourage regular donations by journalists to help their colleagues in need. The

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Shameless, State of Play, No Offence…

Posted by - March 1, 2017

Shameless, State of Play, No Offence…Paul Abbott in conversation, March 6 The list goes on. Paul Abbott is simply one of the best current writers on British and American televisions, with a dark, deep and distinctive style. You just know you are watching a Paul Abbott creation. He’ll be in conversation with John Mair at The

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