More than £20,000 raised for journalists’ charity at London Press Club Ball 2016

Posted by - October 15, 2016

The imposing domed hall of the Victoria and Albert Museum was the stunning setting for this year’s London Press Club Ball which raised more than £20,000 for the Journalists’ Charity. Journalists, stars and editors attended the glittering annual event which was hosted by Sky’s Dermot Murnaghan – himself a long-standing ambassador for the charity ‘run by journalists for

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The Independent editor hails digital conversion a success

Posted by - September 21, 2016

A packed London Press Club audience was given a first-hand glimpse of the dramatic story of how The Independent  has become a digital success.  Christian Broughton, editor of The Independent, spoke of his pride that the legacy of quality, non-aligned journalism was thriving in the digital world. The Independent editor, Christian Broughton Broughton told the

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Artificial Intelligence and journalism – what the future holds

Posted by - September 20, 2016

London Press Club members were taken on a fascinating – and highly entertaining – journey into the future of Artificial Intelligence at a sold-out event at The Corinthia Hotel. Toby Simpson, Chief Technology Officer of global learning company Ososim painted a compelling portrait of what life with AI will look like in years to come – and reassured

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Autumn programme announced

Posted by - September 5, 2016

Events range from the glittering annual Press Ball at the spectacular surroundings of the V&A Museum to a debate about journalism on the frontline of war zones under threat. Other dates for your diary include visits to the offices of The Independent for a Q&A and to the Corinthia Hotel for a social evening and

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The Numbers Game debate: “Data journalism gets exclusives”

Posted by - May 18, 2016

Data analysis is one of the best methods of producing exclusive stories, a London Press Club forum was told this week. Sanjit Atwal, CEO and co-founder of Squawka, opened The Numbers Game debate  with an insight into the world of data, saying journalists could now dictate the subject matter and look for different patterns 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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London Press Club in Hugh Cudlipp Lecture and Student Award partnership

Posted by - December 15, 2015

A new partnership announced today sees the Hugh Cudlipp Lecture return to its original host the London Press Club – with Kevin Maguire confirmed as the speaker for 2016. Established in 1999, the annual Cudlipp Lecture was created and named in memory of the late Lord Cudlipp, the former editorial director of the Daily Mirror

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London Press Club to kick off 2016 with three major debates

Posted by - December 6, 2015

Three major debates will kick off the New Year for the London Press Club. The debates will begin with a high-profile panel examining the arguments over Freedom of the Press against the need for surveillance and access by investigators into emails. This will be followed by a joint event with a US Presidential voting lobby on an

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