May 12 – June 6: London Press Club members and supporters are invited to see Theatre 503’s Sense of an Ending, the story of a disgraced New York Times journalist in Rwanda, at the reduced price of £12 with the code PRESSCLUB. On May 28 you can also attend a post-show talk by Sunday Times investigative journalist Linda Malvern entitled Reporting Genocide: the failure of the Western press in Rwanda.
May 20: The Media Society presents Who Won the Television Election? at Reed Smith with election editors from the major broadcasters. More details and buy tickets.
June 2: Award-winning historian and founder of the Jaipur Literature Festival William Dalrymple will discuss his latest book Return of a King: The Battle for Afghanistan, 1839-42 at the Frontline Club from 7pm. Press Club members can reserve a free place by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org, with non-member and guest tickets available for £12.50 from the Frontline Club.
June 2/July 7: First-Tuesday drinks at the Frontline Club from 6.30pm. An informal chance to mix with journalists and other media professionals, supported by Gorkana. All welcome.
June 4: Press Club members and supporters are invited to the British Journalism Review’s presentation of the Charles Wheeler Award for Outstanding Contribution to Broadcast Journalism. Sky News special correspondent Alex Crawford is this year’s recipient while Alan Yentob delivers the lecture. University of Westminster, 6.15pm. RSVP email@example.com.
June 11: Media Society summer drinks with guest speaker Peter York at the Financial Times offices. Tickets £10 for members and £15 for guests.