Main Photograph above, Don McCullins, Shell-shocked US Marine, The Battle of Hue PHOTOGRAPHY TALK DNA OF THE ICONIC IMAGE Thursday 6th May 7pm BST Part of series with photographer Carol Allen-Storey Panel: Fiona Shields – Head of photography at the Guardian newspaper, London Brandei Estes – Head of photography Sotheby’s London […]
The Covid-19 pandemic marks the first time in modern history that all of humanity has experienced the same invisible public health menace at once. It has also revealed deep fractures in the multilateral approach to vaccine distribution – with production hoarded and even blocked, and with many countries left to fend for themselves. Meanwhile, taking […]
What are the challenges and cultural sway for black and ethnic diversity in the photographic world? With Host: Carol Allen-Storey is an award-winning photojournalist Panel Below: Jennie Ricketts is a photography editor, curator, consultant and mentor. She is a former Picture Editor of The Observer Magazine,where she worked for […]
Are we living in a new age of protest? Journalists who have been covering some of the world’s most dramatic recent protests and civil unrest will discuss how people across the political spectrum are making their voices heard, and with what consequences.
Best-selling author and journalist Antony Loewenstein will be at Frontline to discuss Pills, Powder, and Smoke, his in-depth investigation of the individuals, officials, activists, victims, DEA agents, and traffickers caught up in this deadly war. Travelling through the UK, the US, Australia, Honduras, the Philippines, and Guinea-Bissau, he uncovers the secrets of the drug war, why it’s so hard to end, and who is really profiting from it. Chaired by BBC Newsnight’s International Editor, Gabriel Gatehouse.
Named one of India’s most influential people by The Guardian, Businessweek and Asiaweek, Tarun J. Tejpal is an acclaimed journalist, publisher, novelist and founder of Tehelka, a news organisation that has become renowned globally for its aggressive public interest journalism. He will be joining us in conversation with Shahzeb Jillani, South Asia Editor at BBC World Service News to talk about his work and the media landscape in India today.
Named one of India’s most influential people by The Guardian, Businessweek and Asiaweek, Tarun J. Tejpal is an acclaimed journalist, publisher, novelist and founder of Tehelka, a news organisation that has become renowned globally for its aggressive public interest journalism. He will be joining us in conversation with Shahzeb Jillani, South Asia Editor at BBC […]
Governments and security forces are becoming increasingly wise to the role of social media in organising and enhancing protest movements.
By Helena Williams No one who attended last night’s discussion at the Frontline Club on the safety of journalists was under any illusion that the issue was not an important one, but few there could have anticipated that it would be so topical. News of the death of Sunday Times journalist Marie Colvin, a regular at the […]
Join us for the launch of a series of events, screenings and workshops at which we will be examining the challenges to safety faced by journalists around the world.
The event will also mark the launch of the Committee to Protect Journalists’ Attacks on the Press report which will be presented by CPJ executive director Joel Simon.
Many of the Frontline Club’s talks and screenings have been fully booked of late. If you’ve missed out on a ticket for a fully booked talk don’t despair, we film all our talks and live stream them via our Ustream channel.
Our packed February programme kicks off with an opportunity to hear from former Google executive Wael Ghonim, who helped mobilise support for Egypt’s street protests with his ‘We are all Khaled Said’ Facebook page and was recently named one of Time magazine’s top 100 most influential people. The following week we will be launching a series of discussions, screenings and workshops examining the risks faced […]
August kicks off our summer Change Season, with talks and screenings focusing on the people and events that are changing the world. The season begins with Goodbye Mubarak, a portrait of people in Egypt prior to protests that erupted on 25 January and resulted in the ousting of Hosni Mubarak. Our season of screenings goes […]
On Thursday we have a fantastic opportunity to engage with some of the key voices in the Egyptian Revolution. A special event in association with BBC Arabic Service at the Royal Institution of Great Britain, this is an unmissable opportunity to hear Omar Robert Hamilton, Manal Hassan, Khalid Abdalla, Salma Said and others reflect on the […]
Although they are often ignored as a serious form of journalism, cartoons not only capture the flavour of a political era, they can provide some of the most enduring memories of politicians.
Cartoonist Martin Rowson will be speaking with Laurie Taylor at the Club about the power of satire, how he uses cartoons to create acerbic critiques of the world of politics and politicians and explaining how he goes about his work.
A special event about reporting from Vietnam with some of the giants of war reporting including Jon Swain, Michael Nicholson and Patrick Chauvel.
Romanian photographer Dana Popa will be speaking at the Frontline Club on Friday about her project not Natasha. Here is a taster of what the talk will involve.