July 13: Magna Carta debate at the Grange St Paul’s
800 years after the Magna Carta, do we have a Free Press?
Guardian columnist and Media Show presenter Steve Hewlett will chair the panel of Keir Starmer, the former director of public prosecutions and CPS head turned Labour MP; Trevor Kavanagh, the longtime political editor of The Sun who is now the title’s associate editor; YouGov president and BBC election night expert Peter Kellner; and Jodie Ginsberg, Index on Censorship CEO and former Reuters UK bureau chief.
The five-star Grange Hotel St Paul’s hotel will host the event which will begin at 6.45pm with drinks and networking to follow. The results of a special YouGov poll will be revealed on the night at the debate.
Date for your diary: Women in Money and Business Journalism
Tuesday 29th September 6.30 – 9pm at Financial Times, conference suite, No 1 Southwark Bridge Rd, london SE1
Becky Barrow, head of money, Sunday Times (chair)
Hilary Osborne, editor, Guardian money online
Natalie Holt, editor, Money Marketing
Donna Ferguson, award-winning freelance financial journalist
Merryn Somerset Webb, editor, Money Week and FT columnist.
“It’s an event to celebrate top female money and business journalists. Each person on the panel will talk a little about their career, why they chose personal finance journalism, and how it fits in with being a woman/working mother.”
Booking details to follow shortly