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Suzanne Moore

Suzanne Moore is a columnist for the Guardian. She has previously written for the Daily Mail, the Independent, and the New Statesman.  

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In the digital economy, we’ll soon all be working for free – and I refuse – The Guardian, 15/01/2014 The worship of children brings only misery – The Guardian, 23/10/2013 Grayson Perry’s tapestries, weaving class and taste – The Guardian, 08/06/2013 Don’t vilify Russell Brand – he’s right to demand the impossible – The Guardian, 06/11/2013 It’s hard not to be angry when men won’t discuss rape and abuse – The Guardian, 15/01/2013 Boris Johnson’s philosophy isn’t just elitist – it’s sinister – The Guardian, 28/11/2013   Suzanne Moore on twitter

David Hencke

David Hencke is an investigative reporter for Exaro News. He has previously worked for the Guardian, the Tribune, and the Independent.  

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Rupert Murdoch secretly admits: I knew about bribing officials – Exaro News, 03/07/2013 People should know the truth about VIP paedophile ring – Exaro News, 16/02/2013 Police pursue new leads in paedophile case against ex-minister – Exaro News, 11/10/2013 News International faces £1bn hit, reveals 2nd secret recording – Exaro News, 25/10/2013 ‘Operation Fairbank’ carries out raid to seize files naming MPs – Exaro News, 15/01/2013 How I helped police clear Kenneth Clarke of ‘sex assault’ smear – Exaro News, 22/06/2013   David Hencke on twitter  

Mary Riddell

Mary Riddell

Mary Riddell is a columnist for Daily Telegraph. A former deputy editor of Today, she has written for a number of national newspapers, including The Observer, on social, constitutional and foreign affairs, as well as covering criminal justice and Westminster politics. Her writing awards include Interviewer of the Year in the British Press Awards and a commendation in the feature-writing category. She has twice been named legal journalist of the year by the Bar Council and has previously been shortlisted for the Orwell Prize for Journalism (2008).  

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Titanium Ed And The Iron Lady – Daily Telegaph, 16/04/2013 Is Ed Miliband caught in a trap on Syria? – Daily Telegraph, 18/06/2013 The NHS is not a creaking relic – Daily Telegraph, 16/07/2013 The housing crisis needs new towns – Daily Telegraph, 15/10/2013 The silent majority and immigration – Daily Telegraph, 12/10/2013 What Obama’s deal with Iran can teach us – Daily Telegraph, 26/11/2013  

Gideon Rachman

Gideon Rachman became chief foreign affairs columnist for the Financial Times in July 2006. He joined the FT after a 15-year career at The Economist, which included spells as a foreign correspondent in Brussels, Washington and Bangkok. He also edited The Economist’s business and Asia sections. His particular interests include American foreign policy, the European Union and globalisation. He is the author of Zero-Sum World, published by Atlantic Books in November 2010. He was shortlisted for the Orwell Prize for journalism in 2011.  

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America cannot live so carelessly forever – Financial times, 07/10/2013 Staying out of Syria is the bolder call for Obama – Financial Times, 13/05/2013 The Chinese dream is Smothered by Toxic Fog – Financial Times, 06/05/2013 Germany is a vegetarian in a world full of carnivores – Financial Times, 09/09/2013 Why I switched sides in the UK’s civil war over Europe – Financial Times, 20/05/2013 The Shadow of 1914 falls over the Pacific – Financial Times, 06/02/2013   Gideon Rachman on Twitter

Peter Oborne

Peter Oborne is a journalist and author who joined the Telegraph in 2010 after writing for some years for the Daily Mail. He has also written for The Spectator,ProspectThe ObserverThe Independent, the Evening Standard and the Sunday Mirror. His books include The Rise of Political Lying and The Triumph of the Political Class, and biographies of Alastair Campbell and Basil D’Oliveira, the latter being named the William Hill Sports Book of the Year 2004. He was shortlisted for the Orwell Prize in 2009.  

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George Osborne can’t claim credit for IDS’s virtuous reform – The Telegraph, 07/04/2013 This is a state funeral, and that’s a mistake – The Telegraph, 11/04/2013 Is Interpol fighting for truth and justice, or helping the villains? – The Telegraph, 23/05/2013 Conservative radicalism can go too far – The Telegraph, 9/06/2013 Britain betrays its values in its response to the Egyptian coup – The Telegraph, 11/07/2013 Ed Miliband is proving himself to be a brave and adroit leader – The Telegraph, 19/09/2013

Jonathan Freedland

Jonathan Freedland is a columnist at the Guardian. He also regularly writes for the New York Review of Books and the Jewish Chronicle. He also presents ‘The Long View’ on Radio 4, and writes novels under the pseudonym Sam Bourne. He was shortlisted for the Orwell Prize for journalism in 2007.  

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  Marking Margaret Thatcher’s passing: a battle over Britain’s present and future – The Guardian, 09/04/2013 Antisemitism doesn’t always come doing a Hitler salute – The Guardian, 04/10/2013 Why even atheists should be praying for Pope Francis – The Guardian, 15/11/2013 Woolwich attack: When killers strike, should we listen to what they say? – The Guardian, 24/05/2013 In Britain today rules, like taxes, are for the little people – The Guardian, 12/07/2013 The Unknown Maggie – The New York Review of Books, 26/09/2013  

Caitlin Moran

Caitlin Moran is a critic and columnist for the Times. She has won a number of awards for her journalism, including the 2010 British Press Awards for best columnist. Her first book, HOW TO BE A WOMAN, was published in 2011.  

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I Am A Product Of Welfare UK – The Times, 13th April 2013 The Rats, Riots & Sad Silent Queues: my life under Thatcher – The Times, April 15th 2013 Ironic Bigotry – Not Big, Not Clever – The Times, March 16th 2013 The Bedroom Tax Is An Attack On Society – The Times, October 6th 2013 My Response To The Crisis In Syria – The Times, September 14th 2013 Why Female Genital Mutilation Must End – The Times, August 10th 2013   Caitlin Moran on twitter

Jamil Anderlini

Jamil Anderlini is the Beijing bureau chief for the FT and has been a correspondent covering China since 2003.

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Corrupt party displays classic signs of dynasty in slow decline China’s ever greater expectations ‘China will see democracy’ Bo Xilal: Power, death and politics Chinese infighting: Secrets of a succession war (£) The family fortunes of Beijing’s new few

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Jamil Anderlini on Journalisted

James Meek

James Meek has written for a number of newspapers and magazines, and is currently a contributing editor to the London Review of Books. He published his first short stories in the early 1980s, while a student at Edinburgh University. His first novel, McFarlane Boils The Sea, was published in 1989. Since then he has published six more works of fiction: Last Orders (stories, 1992) Drivetime (a novel, 1995) The Museum Of Doubt (stories, 2000) The People’s Act of Love (a novel, 2005) We Are Now Beginning Our Descent (a novel, 2008) and The Heart Broke In (2012). People’s Act, which was published in thirty countries, was longlisted for the Booker Prize and won the Royal Society of Literature Ondaatje prize and the Scottish Arts Council book of the year prize. Descent won the 2008 Le Prince Maurice Prize. The Heart Broke In was shortlisted for the 2012 Costa Prize. Taken from

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How We Happened to Sell Off Our Electricity Human Revenue Stream In Oxford, Mississippi The Debt Quilt Diary Short Cuts

Paul Mason

Paul joined the BBC in 2001, making his first live appearance on the day of 9/11. He covered the corporate scandals that followed: Enron and Worldcom. His groundbreaking reports on the rise of China as an economic power won him the Wincott Award in 2003. He has covered stories as diverse as Hurricane Katrina, gang violence on Merseyside, the social impact of mobile phones in Africa and the rise of Aymara nationalism in Bolivia. Paul was one of the BBC’s first bloggers and has twice been nominated for the Orwell Prize. He covered the collapse of Lehman Brothers live from outside its New York HQ and, “has hardly stopped for breath since then”, reporting on the social and economic impact of the global meltdown from the mean streets of Gary, Indiana to the elite salons of Davos. Born in Leigh, Greater Manchester, in 1960 he studied music and politics at Sheffield University, switching to journalism in the early 1990s. He is the author of two books: Live Working or Die Fighting, How the working class went global; and Meltdown: The end of the age of greed. Taken from the BBC

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Love or nothing: The real Greek parallel with Weimar Timon of Athens: the power of money Spain: Simmering anger in Seville The growing demand for food banks in breadline Britain Behold, the British establishment, panicked Abortion is key US political flashpoint as laws tighten

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Paul Mason on Twitter Paul Mason on Journalisted

Tom Bergin

Tom Bergin is a Reuters journalist who writes about corporate and economic affairs. He is also the author of ‘Spills & Spin: The Inside Story of BP’, a critically-acclaimed history of the British oil major. In March 2013, he was named “Business Journalist of the Year” at the British Press Awards and has also won a Society of American Business Editors and Writers award for explanatory reporting. Tom is a regular contributor on television and radio in the UK and overseas.


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Ian Cobain

Ian Cobain has been a journalist since the early 1980s. He is a senior reporter on the Guardian. His inquiries into the UK’s involvement in torture since 9/11 have won a number of major awards, including the Martha Gellhorn Prize and the Paul Foot Award for investigative journalism. He has also won several Amnesty International media awards. His first book, Cruel Britannia was released last year.

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RAF helicopter death revelation leads to secret Iraq detention camp How secret renditions shed light on MI6’s licence to kill and torture Rendition ordeal that raises new questions about secret trials Army ‘waterboarding victim’ who spent 17 years in jail is cleared of murder Northern Ireland loyalist shootings: one night of carnage, 18 years of silence

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Ian Cobain on Twitter Ian Cobain on Journalisted

Kim Sengupta

Kim Sengupta is the Defence and Diplomatic Correspondent of The Independent. He covers international and domestic news and his extensive reporting from around the world has included many of the major conflicts in recent times.

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‘You can only patch up people for so long. Most of the seriously injured we can’t save. The only way to end this is to defeat Assad’ ‘What will happen to us?’: Loyalists fear rebel attacks The people who live here have fled. Only the fighters remain ‘We left Homs because they were trying to kill us. They wanted to kill us because we are Christians’ US ‘was warned but did nothing’ Misrata speaks: No more Gaddafis

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Kim Sengupta on Journalisted

Chris Giles

Chris Giles is the Economics Editor of the Financial Times. Before that he was a leader writer. He reports on international and UK economics and writes a fortnightly column on the UK economy.

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Bad news forecast for embattled chancellor Policy ruses put Britain’s economic credibility on the line The court of King Mervyn Robustness of IMF data scrutinised Baby-boomers entering golden years have never had it so good

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Chris Giles on Twitter Chris Giles on Journalisted

David Cohen

David Cohen is the chief feature writer at the Evening Standard.

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A generation of young Londoners with no job, no prospects and no hope A degree in architecture … but all I can get are menial jobs ‘If my failure to get a job is because of racial bias, it shouldn’t be ignored’ Ladder for London: The Evening Standard’s campaign to help the young and unemployed I was rejected as a Sainsbury’s shelf-stacker, now I run the company Prince Andrew joins our Ladder for London campaign

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David Cohen on Journalisted

Clare Sambrook

Clare Sambrook is a freelance, and a current contributor to openDemocracy, Private Eye and The Guardian. In 2010 Clare won both the Paul Foot Award and the Bevins Prize for outstanding investigative journalism for her work exposing government attempts to mislead Parliament and the public about the forcible arrest and detention of asylum-seeking families. With six friends she co-founded the citizens’ campaign End Child Detention Now. Her acclaimed debut novel, Hide & Seek, came out in more than a dozen languages in 2005, becoming a New York Times editor’s choice and a Daily Mail book club selection.

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The UK Border Agency’s long, punitive campaign against children (helped by G4S and Serco) How many children secretly deported under UK Border Agency’s Gentleman’s Agreement? UK policymaking outsourced: the curious case of adoption reform Corporate Power stamps its brand on British Policing Who should investigate murder — the police, or a private security company? A child, a bleeding anus, interrogation by the UK Border Agency

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Clare Sambrook on Twitter