2023 Journalism prize finalist

Paul Caruana Galizia and Katie Gunning

Tortoise Media

Paul Caruana Galizia and Katie Gunning are co-creators of the Tortoise Media podcast series Londongrad. Their reporting explored how Britain’s leaders opened the country’s doors to Russian oligarchs, welcoming not just money but corruption. And how, after Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, it has become impossible for them to keep looking away. Londongrad’s findings led to debates in the House of Lords, a vote in the House of Commons, and inquiries by three different select committees.

Their shortlisted pieces are: