Frontline events

May 17, 2016

“Times are Changing” But Little has Changed for Ordinary Cubans

Whilst institutional changes in Cuban foreign relations make headlines in global media, the daily-lives of ordinary people on the island are yet to see huge improvements.


July 1, 2009

Live tonight – Gillian Tett on the credit crisis

We’ll be discussing the credit crisis, financial journalism and scaremongering with Financial Times Assistant editor and journalist of the year Gillian Tett at the Frontline Club tonight. Gillian will be in discussion with BBC economics editor Stephanie Flanders. We start at 7.30pm GMT and as usual we’ll be streaming the event live above and on […]


June 30, 2009

Live tonight – Reporting Iran

We’ll be discussing the situation in Iran following the disputed election results at the Frontline Club tonight. Specifically, how did hotel-bound foreign journalists report from Tehran and beyond during the election and days and weeks following? We start at 7pm GMT and as usual if you can’t join us in person please come and join […]


June 18, 2009

Iran and those elections – Live tonight

We’re discussing the aftermath of the June 12 presidential elections in Iran tonight. We start at 7pm GMT/11am PST and as usual, if you can’t make it to the Club in person, do please join us online in what should be a fantastic debate. We’ll be streaming the event on the Frontline Club broadcast channel, […]


June 12, 2009

The Narco Wars season is coming

The Frontline Club starts the Narco Wars season on the War on Drugs on June 23rd. The season is packed with films, discussions and events focussed on the topic of drugs from Colombia to Afghanistan and into South East Asia. Here’s what’s coming up, – June 23 – Photojournalist Jason P. Howe talks drugs in […]


June 8, 2009

Live tonight: MPs expenses – a triumph for journalism?

  Tonight we’ll be discussing the ongoing MP Expenses scandal in the UK and whether or not the story was a triumph of journalism or the chequebook. Roy Greenslade chairs the discussion tonight 8 June and we start at 7:30pm GMT. As usual, if you can’t make it to the Club in person you can […]


May 19, 2009

Live tonight – Hala Jaber on Iraq

The British-Lebanese journalist Hala Jaber will be in discussion with the BBC’s Kirsty Lang at the Frontline Club tonight. She’ll be discussing her work as a journalist in Iraq and her new book, The Flying Carpet to Baghdad. We start at 7pm GMT/11am PST and if you can’t make it to the Club in person, […]


May 12, 2009

Live tonight – Peter Beaumont on war reporting

Peter Beaumont drops by the Frontline Club tonight to discuss his latest book – The Secret Life of War: Journeys Through Modern Conflict – and his life spent reporting from the frontlines of many wars. The Observer Foreign Affairs Editor has had a change of heart of late, see below, and it will be interesting […]


May 11, 2009

Live tonight – How British politics lost its way

Tonight at the Frontline Club we’ll be talking with journalist, author and broadcaster Peter Hitchens about how British politics lost its way. A subject Peter dissects in his most recent book, The Broken Compass How British Politics. We start at 7pm GMT/11am GMT. As usual, if you can’t join us in person at the Club, […]


May 8, 2009

Live tonight – What now after Guantanamo?

  Tonight at the Frontline Club we discuss what happens after Guanatamo with Karen Greenberg, author of “The Least Worst Place: How Guantanamo became the World’s Most Notorious Prison” We start at 7pm GMT/11am PST and as usual, if you can’t make it to the Club in person, you can join us online on the […]


May 7, 2009

Live tonight – Jacob Zuma and the future of South Africa

  Tonight at the Frontline Club we discuss the rise of Jacob Zuma and the future of South Africa and the ANC. We’ll be starting at 7pm, Thurs May 7 and as usual if you can’t make it to the club in person you can join us online on the Frontline Club live channel, on […]


May 1, 2009

Live: World Press Freedom Day 2009 debate

YOU CAN NOW WATCH THE EVENT HERE.  To mark World Press Freedom Day, we’ll be debating the state of press freedom at the Frontline Club this morning. We start at 10am GMT May 1. The debate will cumulate in an audience vote on the motion “Governments at war are winning the battle of controlling the […]


April 27, 2009

Live tonight – Madagascar with Stephen Ellis

Tonight we discuss the roots of the situation in Madagascar and ask what the future holds for this troubled island nation? Joining us will be Stephen Ellis, an expert on the country and author of Madagascar: A short history and Richard Dowden, Director of the Royal African Society. As usual, if you can’t make it […]


April 23, 2009

Live tonight – Paul Mason on the financial meltdown

You can now watch the event here. Tonight we’ll be in discussion with Paul Mason, BBC Newsnight’s Economics Editor, about the financial crisis as we ask the question – Is this the end of the age of greed? Paul will be talking with Michael Wilson, Business Editor of Sky News. As usual, we’ll be livestreaming […]


April 21, 2009

Live tonight – David Gardner on Obama and the Middle East

You can now watch the event here.  David Gardner will be discussing Obama and the Middle East with Channel 4’s Jon Snow at the Frontline Club tonight. David is a Financial Times Associate Editor and the Chief Leader Writer. He recently published Last Chance: The Middle East in the balance. We start at the slightly […]


April 16, 2009

Live tonight: Joseph Kony and the Lord’s Resistance Army

Live Broadcast by Ustream.TVWe’ll be discussing whether it’s the end for Joseph Kony and the Lord’s Resistance Army at the Frontline Club tonight, 16 April, at 7pm GMT/11am PST. As usual, if you can’t make it to the Club in person, we’ll be streaming the event live on the Frontline Club Events page and on […]


April 3, 2009

Live tonight: John D McHugh – War in Multimedia

Multimedia journalist and Frontline Club Journalism Award winner John D. McHugh will be talking at the Frontline Club tonight about reporting war across a range of media for The Guardian newspaper. We start at 7pm GMT/11am PST and as usual we will be streaming the event live on the Frontline Club live channel on the […]


April 2, 2009

Live tonight: Stephen Grey on investigative journalism in Helmand

You can now watch the event here.    Stephen Grey will be at the Frontline Club tonight to discuss his investigative journalism work in Helmand province, Afghanistan. As usual, if you can’t make it to the club in person, we’ll be streaming the event live on the Frontline Club live channel and in the video […]


March 24, 2009

Live tonight – Charles Glass talks with Alan Massie

Live TV by Ustream Charles Glass will be at the Club tonight to talk about his new book, Americans in Paris, with the journalist and author Alan Massie. We’ll be broadcasting the event live on the Frontline Club Live Channel and, above, on the Frontline blog. We start at 7pm GMT/11am PST tonight Tues 24 […]


March 18, 2009

Live tonight – Is the press accountable enough?

Online video chat by Ustream Tonight we discuss press standards, self-regulation and public trust as we ask the question: Is the press accountable enough? We start at 7:45pm GMT/11.45am PST and if you can’t make it to the club in person we’ll be streaming it live above, on the club events page and on the […]


March 16, 2009

Live tonight – Colin Freeman and Mary Harper on Somalia

You can now watch the event here.   Colin Freeman, who was kidnapped in Somalia in November 2008 and held for six weeks, is at the club tonight to discuss his experience and the future for the “failed state” in the Horn of Africa. He’s joined by Mary Harper, a BBC Africa correspondent and Mike […]


March 11, 2009

Live tonight – Insight with Rory Stewart

Rory Stewart OBE, the writer and campaigner currently living in Kabul, will be at the club tonight, March 11, to discuss his work with Allan Little. The event is fully booked and if you can’t make it we’ll be streaming the discussion live on the Frontline Club live channel. You’ll also be able to see […]


March 3, 2009

Live tonight – Kenya one year on

You can now watch the event here. We’ll be discussing Kenya at the Frontline Club tonight one year after the violence that followed the elections. We start at 7 pm GMT/11am PST Tue 3 March and as usual, if you can’t make it to the club in person, you can join the discussion live on […]


March 2, 2009

Live tonight – National Geographic photographer Reza

  You can now watch the event here. Reza comes to the Frontline Club tonight to talk about 30 years spent photographing frontlines around the world. We start at 7pm GMT/11am PST and, as usual, if you can’t make it the club in person you can watch the livestream on the Frontline Club channel or […]


February 24, 2009

Live tonight – Sri Lanka discussion

We’ll be discussing the future for Sri Lanka at the club tonight, 24 February at 7 pm GMT/11 am PST. As usual, if you can’t make it to the club in person, we’ll be broadcasting the event live on the Frontline Club live channel or you can watch it on this very blog, The Tamil […]


February 19, 2009

Frontline under fire

The Frontline Club has been coming in for a fair bit of criticism for its decision to "uninvite" two members of the upcoming Sri Lanka discussion at the club on February 24. These complaints have been received from both sides of the debate online and in private emails. The discussion will focus on the future […]


February 5, 2009

LIVE: Gaza – missiles and messages

Click To Play The media’s role – or lack of – in the recent Gaza conflict is up for debate at the Club tonight. We start at 7pm GMT / 11am PST Thurs 5 Feb. If you can’t make it to the club in person, do please tune in to the Frontline Club live channel. […]


February 3, 2009

LIVE – Peak Oil

View in iTunes Click To Play Peak Oil is under discussion at the Frontline Club in London tonight. With oil prices more volatile than ever, will the oil crisis soon surpass the financial crisis as the world’s most pressing concern? We’ll be debating the issues with a panel of experts Tues 3 Feb at 7pm […]


January 27, 2009

Live Obama Middle East talk tonight

View in iTunes How will President Barack Obama tackle the Middle East and the United States relationship with the region? That’s the question up for debate tonight at the Frontline Club. We start at 7pm GMT / 11am PST tonight Tues 27 Januray. The event is sold out. If you can’t make it to the […]


January 13, 2009

LIVE event: Insight with Tariq Ali on Pakistan

You can now watch the event here. Tariq Ali, the writer, filmmaker and political activist, will be in conversation with journalist Charles Glass at the Frontline Club in London tonight. Ali’s latest book, The Duel: Pakistan on the Flight Path of American Power, weighs the prospects of those contending for power in the aftermath of […]