Media students pick up some good leads from the editors

Posted by - October 18, 2018

More than 100 media students from London universities learnt from the experience of Fleet Street editors and journalists at a London Press Club event. The “So you want to be a journalist…” event gave advice to the students on media courses at the universities of City, UCL, Westminster, Goldsmith, Brunel as well as Press Association

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DEBATE: Liberty, Freedom and Enfranchisement: Press Censorship and the Commonwealth

Posted by - May 18, 2018

Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre has partnered with the London Press Club and the Royal Commonwealth Society to stage an exclusive debate on the threats from censorship. Top journalists will be among the panellists at the Sam Wannamaker Playhouse at the Globe Theatre on Thursday 24 May from 7pm. The debate –  “Liberty, Freedom and Enfranchisement: Press Censorship and

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Praise for the Press as our awards go to journalism’s finest

Posted by - May 2, 2018

Nearly 200 journalists and editorial executives were told at the London Press Club Awards of the vital role played by the traditional media. Mayor of London Sadiq Khan said: “This event is about acknowledging and celebrating great journalism, something we must continue to do, because although the media landscape is undoubtedly changing, what will never

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24/7 culture a factor in journalists’ stress

Posted by - February 14, 2018

FIFTY supporters of the London Press Club last night heard how emails and the 24/7 culture were factors in the increase of stress and mental health issues. Newspaper columnist and broadcaster Dr Ellie Cannon and a panel of health experts told how everybody needed to step back from the up-to-the-minute pressures in their jobs. The

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Campaigning journalist honoured

Posted by - October 17, 2017

The London Evening Standard journalist who led an appeal to replant 250,000 trees uprooted in the capital by the Great Storm of 1987 has been honoured with a memorial plaque at a ceremony supported by the London Press Club. Angus McGill, who died in 2015 aged 87, used his Evening Standard column to implore readers

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