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Monday, November 20, 2017

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Autumn programme announced

Events range from the glittering annual Press Ball at the spectacular surroundings of the V&A Museum to a debate about journalism on the frontline of war zones under threat. Other dates for your diary include visits to the offices of The Independent for a Q&A and to the Corinthia Hotel for a social evening and

IPSO’s Sir Alan Moses supports robust journalism

Sir Alan Moses, chair of IPSO, rejected the idea of “a defensive press” and championed the cause of robust, “edited journalism” over “the unedited flatulence of the troll online” in his keynote speech at this year’s London Press Club Awards lunch. Was “all fair and dandy in the world of press behaviour?” he asked several

“U-turn” on public interest hits the headlines

Sir Keir Starmer was accused of a “sudden about-turn” on journalists’ rights attracting headlines across the media spectrum about his appearance at this week’s sell-out London Press Club debate on the freedom of the Press. Starmer, now Labour MP for Holborn and St Pancras, came out in favour of a public interest defence when he


Who do you trust?

In the wake of financial, phone hacking and sexual abuse scandals, the London Press Club and YouGov ask: who do you trust? Tomorrow night (November 25), a top panel drawn from business, politics and the media will discuss those issues and more in front of a full house at Glaziers Hall. The results of a YouGov

When Max Hastings sacked the Bishop of London

The Bishop of London made a confession at the solemn ceremony of the induction and installation of the Rev Canon Dr Alison Joyce as the rector of the “journalists’ church” of St Bride’s in Fleet Street. The Rt Rev and Rt Hon Dr Richard Chartres KCVO told representatives of churches, livery companies and the Press

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‘Vertical Fleet Street’ welcomes Press Club

National editors mixed with journalism students as the London Press Club offered a rare glimpse inside what chairman Doug Wills has termed ‘vertical Fleet Street’ – Kensington’s Northcliffe House. Home to seven of the UK’s leading newspapers, the world’s most popular news website and the country’s newest television station, the doors are rarely opened to

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