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Thursday, April 27, 2017

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‘Meagre financial rewards, intense pressure playing a vital role’: How do journalists keep their cool?

That is the question posed by neuroscientist, Dr Tara Swart, who is launching key research into the mental resilience of journalists. There is intense pressure on journalists: daily or hourly deadlines; accountability and exposure; instant online feedback; being in the public eye; social media interaction; a culture of presumed excellence. Despite this, and the meagre financial

River Thames boat cruise

    London Press Club and The International Travel Writers Alliance Join us for a summer networking drinks party aboard the MV Westminster Where: Departing Westminster Pier, London When: Tuesday 26 July 2016, from 19.00 to 21.15 The London Press Club and The International Travel Writers Alliance are delighted to invite you to a summer networking drinks party aboard the MV

Join us tonight at Corinthia London

We will be holding our monthly meet up at our brand new venue, the fantastic Corinthia Hotel in central London. Every month, journalists and opinion formers get a chance to meet face to face, in a relaxed and informal setting. Remember  London Press Club members get 20% discount on all bars and restaurants at Corinthia Hotel. Whether you are an existing

Thames boat cruise Tuesday July 26th: 

Members are invited to join the London Press Club and our colleagues at the International Travel Writers Alliance for a joint summer drinks evening on the River Thames. Departing from Westminster Pier, our hosts, City Cruises, will take us on a delightful tour east along The Thames, taking in the sights of the City of London, the Southbank, Tower Bridge and

Put your questions to Dame Margaret Hodge at the London Grill Club Summer ‘Grill’

Once again, David Selves will be putting people that matter to the flame and his guest on Tuesday June 28th at Grange Tower Bridge Hotel will be the former minister and Barking MP, Dame Margaret Hodge. Dame Margaret has been Barking’s MP since 1994. She was Minister for Children in 2003 before becoming Shadow Minister of State for Culture and Tourism in

President Trump Anyone? with James Naughtie

London Press Club Members are invited to The Groucho Club at 6.30pm on 5th July, to discuss President Trump Anyone? with Jim Naughtie. Jim has been on the frontline of journalism for more than 30 years, spending 21 of them at the Today programme, and will be in conversation with The Media Society’s Phil Harding covering everything from Donald Trump to

Join us to debate: What Price Channel 4?

Join the Media Society on 7th June to discuss What Price Channel 4?, from 6.30pm at The Groucho Club. Almost obscured by the BBC Charter renewal earlier this month, we’ll be joined by an expert panel of David Abraham, CEO Channel 4 Corporation 2016 and Sir Jeremy Isaacs, Founding CEO Channel 4 1982, to discuss the privatisation of the network.

TV doctoring ‘like Victorian freak shows’

Doctors who become presenters on shows like Embarrassing Bodies and Jeremy Kyle’s Emergency Room are dishonouring the sacred principles enshrined in the Hippocratic Oath. That was one of the views aired at a heated inaugural London Press Club/Hippocratic Post debate, TV Doctoring: Upholding the Hippocratic Oath, held at the Institute of Directors. A panel of four experts went

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