“Cure us of this poison” urges Journalist Laureate

Posted by - June 10, 2019

Eve Pollard, the London Press Club Journalist Laureate for 2019, has called on journalists to help cure what she described as the “poison” of anti-Semitism which she said had grown under the Labour Party. On Friday night at the London Press Club Ball where she was awarded the Journalist Laureate, Eve Pollard founder of Women

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Trailblazing editor Eve Pollard honoured at London Press Club Ball

Posted by - June 10, 2019

A trailblazing editor and broadcaster who helped pave the way for many more women at all levels in journalism has been named Journalist Laureate 2019. Former Sunday Mirror and Sunday Express editor Eve Pollard received the prestigious honour at the annual London Press Club Ball which hosts the exclusive award. An inspirational leader and trendsetter

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Presentation script – Awards Lunch

Posted by - May 1, 2019

This is a transcript of Kate Silverton’s remarks when presenting the London Press Club Awards on 30th April 2019. Well, here we are again to reveal the decisions made by the London Press Club’s independent panel of judges. First UP as always we have BUSINESS JOURNALIST OF THE YEAR, sponsored by Cision.  After much discussion,

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David Attenborough named Londoner of the Year

Posted by - May 1, 2019

By Sian Bayley and Abbianca Makoni, Trainee Journalists at the Evening Standard Sir David Attenborough was named Londoner of the year at the London Press Club Awards Lunch at Stationers Hall on April 30. The broadcaster and natural historian was commended for his work on global environment issues and his ability to spread the message

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The hard news debate: How quality journalism can survive in a world of fake news and social media

Posted by - February 12, 2019

On the evening when the Cairncross Review was published a London Press Club debate tackled the question the industry is asking: Can quality journalism survive in a world of fake news and social media? Polly Curtis, ex-Huff Post UK editor-in-chief and former digital editor of the Guardian, told the debate: “Never before have so many people consumed

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Revealed: Secrets from the Royal beat

Posted by - November 29, 2018

By Paul Charman The Queen will step down to make way for Charles to become King within three years, the ‘Godfather of Royal Reporters’ Robert Jobson predicted at a London Press Club ‘In conversation’ talk this week, sponsored by Cision. And “there are definitely tensions going on in Kensington Palace” between Meghan and Kate as

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