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.
Tickets can be booked, via a donation to the Journalists’ Charity, here: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/800-years-after-the-magna-carta-do-we-have-a-free-press-a-london-press-clubmedia-societysociety-of-tickets-17215840041 (https://www NULL.eventbrite NULL.co NULL.uk/e/800-years-after-the-magna-carta-do-we-have-a-free-press-a-london-press-clubmedia-societysociety-of-tickets-17215840041)
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