2020 Journalism prize finalist

Peter Oborne

Open Democracy

Peter Oborne is a former political commentator of the Spectator, the Daily Telegraph and Daily Mail. He now writes about politics for Open Democracy and Middle East Eye. He is the author of The Triumph of the Political Class, and The Rise of Political Lying as well as a biography of the cricket Basil D’Oliveira.

I was a strong Brexiteer: Now we must swallow our pride and think again

British Journalists have become part of Johnson’s fake news

As a lifelong Conservative, here’s why I can’t vote for Boris Johnson

Peter Oborne clearly and honestly articulated his own rethink on Brexit. Elegantly, yet with strong feeling, he set out the painful reasoning process that led him to shift from support to opposition and what he saw as the failures of integrity and leadership behind his change of heart.”