Brian Cathcart

Brian won the Orwell Prize for Books in 2000 for The Case of Stephen Lawrence. Now the professor in journalism at Kingston University, he was previously deputy editor and foreign editor of the Independent on Sunday and has written for outlets including The Independent, Financial Times, New Statesman,The Big Issue, The Guardian and Index on Censorship. He was specialist adviser to the Culture, Media and Sport Select Committee’s inquiry into press standards, privacy and libel (2008-10) and is one of the founders of theHacked Off campaign.