Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre has partnered with the London Press Club and the Royal Commonwealth Society to stage an exclusive debate on the threats from censorship. Top journalists will be among the panellists at the Sam Wannamaker Playhouse at the Globe Theatre on Thursday 24 May from 7pm. The debate – “Liberty, Freedom and Enfranchisement: Press Censorship and
Nearly 200 journalists and editorial executives were told at the London Press Club Awards of the vital role played by the traditional media. Mayor of London Sadiq Khan said: “This event is about acknowledging and celebrating great journalism, something we must continue to do, because although the media landscape is undoubtedly changing, what will never
Former BBC director of news James Harding added his weight to the demands for control over the technology giants in a high profile lecture last night (March 21st). Harding, former editor of the Times who recently left the BBC said the tech companies had to abide by new standards or have them set for them.
By PAUL CHARMAN A packed hall of 180 heard top journalists debate “Do women in the media have equal opportunities and pay” at a London Press Club debate on 19th February. The spirited debate heard Miriam Gonzales, founder and chair of Inspiring Girls, and partner of former deputy prime minister Nick Clegg, get the loudest
FIFTY supporters of the London Press Club last night heard how emails and the 24/7 culture were factors in the increase of stress and mental health issues. Newspaper columnist and broadcaster Dr Ellie Cannon and a panel of health experts told how everybody needed to step back from the up-to-the-minute pressures in their jobs. The
We are sad to report the death of long standing London Press Club director Robin Esser. Robin died on 6 November at his home in West London after a short illness. He was 84. There will be a memorial service for Robin at St Bride’s Church in Fleet Street at 11.30 on 21 March, 2018.
TV presenter June Sarpong has said the media industry will lose out on talent if it continues to ignore diversity issues. The British broadcaster has called for editors and media outlets to bring in fresh talent from diverse backgrounds in order to reach new audiences. At the London Press Club event on Thursday evening, the
The London Evening Standard journalist who led an appeal to replant 250,000 trees uprooted in the capital by the Great Storm of 1987 has been honoured with a memorial plaque at a ceremony supported by the London Press Club. Angus McGill, who died in 2015 aged 87, used his Evening Standard column to implore readers
The London Press Club Ball last night hit and surpassed its £100,000 target for The Journalists’ Charity. Co-Chairmen of the Press Ball Ray Massey and Robert Jobson today hailed the generosity of guests and sponsors at last night’s Press Ball held in the glamorous setting of the Victoria and Albert Museum in London’s Kensington. “It