Can investigative journalism survive?

Posted by - September 6, 2019

That and other questions will be addressed when some of the nation’s best investigative journalists responsible for breaking many of the most important, head-line grabbing stories of the past few years will debate the issue at the Society of Editors’ Annual Conference in London in November. Those taking part in the panel will include Paul Henderson,

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The hard news debate: How quality journalism can survive in a world of fake news and social media

Posted by - February 12, 2019

On the evening when the Cairncross Review was published a London Press Club debate tackled the question the industry is asking: Can quality journalism survive in a world of fake news and social media? Polly Curtis, ex-Huff Post UK editor-in-chief and former digital editor of the Guardian, told the debate: “Never before have so many people consumed

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Book now for the London Press Club Summer Ball

Posted by - January 31, 2019

£20,000 raised for The Journalists’ Charity in 2018 New move to make Ball affordable for younger journalists 2019 Ball on Friday, June 7 at Grosvenor House, Park Lane The star-studded London Press Club Ball 2018 raised £20,000 for the Journalists’ Charity. The news comes as preparations and table-bookings get underway for the glittering 2019 event

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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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