Paid-for vs free: YouGov online news survey

Posted by - March 8, 2014

YouGov is carrying out a survey ahead of its Is paid-for news content the right strategy for commercial success? debate with the London Press Club, taking place on March 18. As well as the leading research company’s regular cross-representative pollsters, journalists and other media professional have the chance to complete the questionnaire online. To do this, please

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Sam Allardyce in conversation

Posted by - February 27, 2014

“When putting together this year’s programme I knew we had to have an football event, so I asked for London’s best manager,” said Press Club chairman Doug Wills when introducing Sam Allardyce on Tuesday evening. “But he wasn’t available so we got Sam!” Not one of the game’s delicate flowers, the West Ham boss joined

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Brazilian flavour to social diplomacy

Posted by - January 23, 2014

Attachés from embassies in London and members of the London Press Club were given an insight into the power of social media and a a rare chance to visit the Embassy of Brazil in this week. The Press Club joined forces with the Diplomatic Press Attachés’ Association to present a forum on Social Media as

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Looking forward to 2014

Posted by - January 8, 2014

A New Year message From Doug Wills, London Press Club chairman: Firstly, may I wish you the very best for 2014. It promises to be another fascinating year, not least with the build-up to next year’s General Election and the Press Charter/IPSO in full debate. Last year was a good one for London Press Club

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‘Inspirational’ forum on Women in the Media

Posted by - November 20, 2013

    “What is there to worry about, if you look at this panel and their achievements in the media?” asked chair Anne McElvoy at the start of the London Press Club Women in the Media forum, citing the three leading editors and British television’s longest-serving newsreader sat beside her. But, as she quickly acknowledged,

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“People need news” – David Dinsmore

Posted by - November 5, 2013

There is a future for the newspaper industry as “people don’t want news – they need it”, David Dinsmore, editor of The Sun, told a London Press Club event on November 5th. Speaking in one of his first public appearances since being appointed editor of the UK’s most-read newspaper, Dinsmore was interviewed by the BBC’s

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‘Change the law to save investigative journalism’ say experts

Posted by - October 23, 2013

Change in the law is the top priority in ensuring a future for investigative journalism, a panel of industry experts has argued at a London Press Club and YouGov debate. The event, chaired by Andrew Neil, brought together leading investigative journalists Andrew Gilligan, Tom Bower, Heather Brooke and Tom Harper, as well as Guardian editor

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400 journalists in the Royal Courts…raising £000s for charity

Posted by - October 11, 2013

More than 400 journalists came together in the magnificent splendor of the Royal Courts of Justice hall for the 2013 London Press Club Ball. Television presenter Kate Silverton and radio personality Nick Ferrari helped the audience that included editors, journalists and media agencies and supporters raise more than £30,000 for the Journalists’ Charity. X-factor runner

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