‘The dark side of leadership’ – Brain Power breakfast talk with Dr Tara Swart Thursday July 6

Posted by - June 20, 2017

The prominent business advisor, Dr Tara Swart, will reveal the darker side of boardroom brains at a breakfast talk at Corinthia Hotel London on Thursday July 6. Entitled The dark side of leadership: Psychopaths, imposter syndrome and the boardroom’s greatest untapped resource, Dr Swart’s talk will focus on how particular psychopathic cognitive traits can be observed

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Journalism scholarship launched in memory of broadcaster Steve Hewlett

Posted by - June 12, 2017

A memorial fund has been set up in memory of Steve Hewlett to encourage young people from low income households into journalism. The Steve Hewlett Memorial Fund – backed by an appeal organised by the Royal Television Society, Media Society and supported by the London Press Club – will be officially launched this afternoon on Radio

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How journalists SHOULD handle stress – new study

Posted by - May 19, 2017

By Paul Charman All the traditional crutches that hacks use to deal with stress – endless coffees, snatched meals, a quick snifter before deadline, coupled with little or no exercise outside the quick sprint to the pub – mean that they are more prone to bad temper, bias and an inability “to solve complex problems”,

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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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First social drinks of 2017 at Corinthia Hotel, Thursday 26

Posted by - January 22, 2017

The Press Club’s programme of regular social gatherings at the Corinthia Hotel in Whitehall begins on Thursday (26 Jan) with a free glass of bubbly. Existing and new members are invited to The Northall Bar at Corinthia Hotel in Whitehall Place SW1A 2BC from 6.30pm. And remember that becoming a London Press Club member entitles

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Top line speakers for two major London Press Club events

Posted by - January 6, 2017

Two fascinating debates kick off a packed year of events The London Press Club is delighted to announce top line speakers for two major debates to kick offa full 2017 programme. The first event will be a joint Press Club/London School of Economics debate on ‘Trump, Brexit… truth, trust and the news media’ on 25

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London Press Club members are urged to back the campaign for freedom of the Press and oppose Section 40.

Posted by - December 19, 2016

The President of the London Press Club, Lord Black, has appealed personally to all members to speak out against the implementation of Section 40 before the consultation period ends on 10 January. Section 40 legislation could see media organisations forced to pay both sides’ costs in privacy and libel cases – even when an action is successfully defended.

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