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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Ferraris overtaken by all-electric Nissan as journalists ‘park their cars on Leveson’s lawn’

Posted by - October 11, 2013

Two Ferraris were overtaken at speed by an all-electric Nissan LEAF at the star-studded London Press Club Ball, writes Ray Massey. Veteran broadcaster and journalist Nick Ferrari was the spirited fast-talking auctioneer as the star auction item –a year’s driving of the pollution-free British-built (Sunderland) hatchback – went under the hammer for £3,000. And it

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Award-winning all-electric Nissan LEAF is star prize at Press Club Ball

Posted by - September 19, 2013

A year’s driving of Nissan’s award-winning all-electric British-built LEAF hatchback car is revealed today as the star auction prize in next month’s prestigious London Press Club Ball. In a stunning coup for the Press Ball, the winning charity auction bidder will earn a year’s driving of a top-of-the range LEAF – with batteries included – putting

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2013 Awards for Seb Coe and outstanding journalism

Posted by - May 23, 2013

Lord Coe has won the inaugural Londoner of the Year Award from the London Press Club for his chairmanship of Locog. In a video tribute to editors and senior journalists at the London Press Club Annual awards, Mayor of London Boris Johnson said: “2012 will go down as one of the great cultural achievements of our

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