Can investigative journalism survive?

Posted by - September 6, 2019

That and other questions will be addressed when some of the nation’s best investigative journalists responsible for breaking many of the most important, head-line grabbing stories of the past few years will debate the issue at the Society of Editors’ Annual Conference in London in November. Those taking part in the panel will include Paul Henderson,

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Students get the chance to hear the inside story

Posted by - August 1, 2019

Media students have an opportunity at events being organised by the London Press Club and the Media Society to pick the brains of senior journalists and executives about breaking into journalism. A forum and Q&A organised by the London Press Club will be held from 6.30pm on Tuesday 8 October at Northcliffe House in Kensington,

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“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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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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