Mirror, MoS and Mishal Husain among winners at Press Club Awards

Posted by - April 14, 2015

The Daily Mirror and The Mail on Sunday took the flagship Newspaper of the Year honours at today’s London Press Club Awards, while Londoner of the Year Award was presented  by the Club to Lord Lloyd-Webber for his outstanding contribution to the success story of the West End theatre, which is breaking all records. Today’s

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Will it be The Sun (or Sky, Telegraph, ITV or Times) that wins it?

Posted by - March 12, 2015

With David Cameron appearing to put the latest of a series of final nails in the coffin of televised leaders’ debates, last week’s Journalists’ Charity and London Press Club debate looking at the likely impact of the media on May’s election could not have been timelier. So naturally the chair of Can it still be

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Good campaigns good for newspapers

Posted by - January 28, 2015

The received wisdom that campaigning journalism does not sell newspapers was challenged last night at a London Press Club and Pagefield debate held at News UK’s News Building. Campaigning Newspapers in a Digital Age saw a top panel discuss the issues in front of a capacity crowd at the London Bridge home to The Sun

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London Press Club 2014 review

Posted by - January 5, 2015

From the grandeur of the Brazilian embassy to the cosy surroundings of the Frontline Club, the resurgent London Press Club had a very busy 2014 – a year which saw it halve membership fees, revive a much-loved tradition and raise a record amount for the Journalists’ Charity. The first of almost 20 debates, Q&As and

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Chairman’s holiday message

Posted by - December 29, 2014

A Christmas and New Year message from London Press Club chairman Doug Wills   It’s been a terrific year for the Press Club, thanks to the support of all of the board as well as many of our stalwart members who came along to event after event. I was thrilled that we were able to continue

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The Internet, Newspapers & the Election

Posted by - July 10, 2014

With so many changes in the way news is reported, received and interacted with since just 2010, our debate in conjunction with Pagefield, The Internet, Newspapers and the 2015 Election, brought together a panel well positioned to look ahead to next May. Isabel Hardman of The Spectator and the Daily Telegraph (and a recent nominee

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Press Club Awards winners announced

Posted by - May 21, 2014

The London Evening Standard and The Mail on Sunday were named best newspapers at today’s London Press Club Awards, which celebrated the best in print, online and broadcast journalism amongst a sell-out crowd made up of leading UK media figures. Missed the lunch? Check out the online version of the event brochure here.   The

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Getting behind the headlines of the Royal row about Press regulation

Posted by - April 16, 2014

The full spectrum of argument over the future of the Press after Leveson was thrashed out at a London Press Club debate in the historic setting of Stationers’ Hall. Daily Mail columnist Simon Heffer and Sun managing editor Stig Abell gave impassioned reasons why the Royal Charter was wrong because it could lead to Government

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Embassies and editors enjoy “vertical Fleet Street” reception

Posted by - April 7, 2014

Representatives of over 30 nations were brought together with some of the UK media’s leading figures last week for the London Press Club’s reception for members of the Diplomatic Press Attachés Association London (DPAAL) at Northcliffe House in Kensington. Home not only to seven newspapers – the i, the Independent titles, the London Evening Standard,

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