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Sir Alan Moses says unravelling Leveson legislation could take 15 years

by Freddy Mayhew (This article previously appeared in Press Gazette) Chairman of press regulator IPSO  Sir Alan Moses has said unpicking legislation brought in after part one of the Leveson Inquiry, including the Section 40 cost provision amendments, could take up to 15 years. Speaking as part of a panel discussing threats to press freedom […]

Geordie Greig exclusive… a Q&A with the MoS editor

London Press Club members have a rare chance to take part in a Q&A with Mail on Sunday editor Geordie Greig. This exclusive opportunity will take place on Thursday 2 March at one of the London Press Club’s regular events at the Corinthia Hotel in Whitehall. Geordie Greig has a distinguished career which began with […]

Your Round? Change someone’s life for the price of a drink

For less than the price of a pint – or whatever your drink of choice – help a journalist in distress . . . That’s the plea from the Journalists’ Charity in its campaign to increase awareness of what it does and to encourage regular donations by journalists to help their colleagues in need. The […]

Shameless, State of Play, No Offence…Paul Abbott in conversation, March 6

Shameless, State of Play, No Offence… The list goes on. Paul Abbott is simply one of the best current writers on British and American televisions, with a dark, deep and distinctive style. You just know you are watching a Paul Abbott creation. He’ll be in conversation with John Mair at The Groucho Club on March […]

2017: The year of risks – and how to deal with them

On February 27 at Corinthia Hotel, members and those interested in joining the London Press Club are welcome to a fascinating talk by Major General John Holly. With his extensive military and corporate leadership experience, John will give a lecture exploring the overarching themes and geopolitical risks facing us in 2017. John has had to identify […]

What a terrific news week… and that’s just about the London Press Club!

The Press Club/LSE debate on Truth, Trust and the Media could not have been more timely with the furore over President Trump … nor the forthcoming Cudlipp Lecture with the BBC’s Jim Naughtie, fresh from covering the US Elections. The Press Club’s next debate “Is Freedom of the Press under threat” is also perfectly timed. Jodie […]

CNN’s Brian Stelter: Trump campaign to ‘delegitimise’ media is ‘danger to journalism’

By Freddy Mayhew Press Gazette CNN’s senior media correspondent has said the rise of fake news has been a “wake-up call” to how “complicated” and “confusing” the media is for news consumers in the internet age. Brian Stelter also warned there is a broad effort to “delegitimise” the media in the United States, being carried out by […]

John Rentoul: NYT calling Trump a ‘liar’ in reports is an ‘abdication of responsibility to journalism’

By Freddy Mayhew, Press Gazette The Independent’s chief political commentator, John Rentoul, has said the New York Times’ use of the word “lie” in news reports about Donald Trump was an “abdication of responsibility to journalism”. The NYT published an opinion piece that describes the US President as “a proven liar” who “lies often and effortlessly” and used […]


At the 2017 lecture, this year given by Jim Naughtie, the winner of the £1000 Hugh Cudlipp Award for Student Journalism will be announced. The prize is given to a student who has made an outstanding contribution to journalism for an article, or series of articles, or video*, exploring an issue of public interest or concern which, in the Cudlipp tradition, exemplifies lucid and graphic communication to a […]

Jim Naughtie named as 2017 Hugh Cudlipp Lecturer

  HUGH CUDLIPP LECTURE IN PARTNERSHIP WITH THE LONDON PRESS CLUB The 2017 Hugh Cudlipp Lecture will be given by James ‘Jim’ Naughtie, the BBC’s veteran radio and TV news presenter, hotfoot from covering the US Presidential election. Entitled ‘A World Turned Upside Down’, Jim Naughtie’s lecture, hosted by the London Press Club, will take place at The Museum of London on Wednesday, March 29, 2017. “The year of changes […]

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