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Home to over 200 talks and screenings a year. The Frontline Club is the London hub for a diverse group of people united by their passion for the best quality journalism. With its elegant restaurant serving the best of British cuisine and its atmospheric members' bar, the Frontline Club is a unique place to discuss, debate and be inspired. Our events, screenings, workshops and restaurant are open to the public.

Home to over 200 talks and screenings a year. The Frontline Club is the London hub for a diverse group of people united by their passion for the best quality journalism. With its elegant restaurant serving the best of British cuisine and its atmospheric members' bar, the Frontline Club is a unique place to discuss, debate and be inspired. Our events, screenings, workshops and restaurant are open to the public.

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United States

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World News

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Home to over 200 talks and screenings a year. The Frontline Club is the London hub for a diverse group of people united by their passion for the best quality journalism. With its elegant restaurant serving the best of British cuisine and its atmospheric members' bar, the Frontline Club is a unique place to discuss, debate and be inspired. Our events, screenings, workshops and restaurant are open to the public.

Language:

English


Episodes

Kleptoscope: What are Trump and Covid doing to the fight against corruption?

8/3/2020
With Sarah Chayes, Helena Wood and Daria Kaleniuk. Moderated by Oliver Bullough

Duration:01:08:47

Future of News

7/28/2020
A discussion with Alan Rusbridger, Deborah Turness, Shawna Thomas and Richard Sambrook.

Duration:01:14:08

ISIS Returns: The War Is Not Over Yet

7/14/2020
A discussion with Charles Lister, Samya Kullab and Wassim Nasr

Duration:01:10:47

The Economic Fallout And The Response Podcast

7/7/2020
A discussion with Nobel prize winning economist Joseph Stiglitz, ex Chancellor of the Exchequer Alistair Darling and award winning financial columnist Stephanie Flanders to discuss the how the world comes back from the stupendous coronavirus pandemic public debt, how the world order will change and who the winners and losers are likely to be.

Duration:01:14:37

THE STATE OF PRIVACY- Public Health Vs Civil Liberties

6/29/2020
With Jack Stubbs, Antonella Napolitanno and Chris Yiu

Duration:01:02:36

Environment - Hope In Hell Audio

6/26/2020
A discussion with Bill McKibben, Nicole Itano, Jonathon Porritt. Climate change is the defining issue of our time – we know, beyond reasonable doubt, what that science now tells us. Just as climate change is accelerating, so too must we – summoning up a greater sense of urgency, courage and shared endeavour than humankind has ever seen before.

Duration:01:04:28

Up Close & Personal Ep2 Anthony Loyd

6/18/2020
The second episode from our 'Up Close & Personal', Frontline Club Podcast series with Sean Langan. This week Sean speaks to Anthony Loyd.

Duration:01:10:55

The Great Fall Of China?

6/16/2020
China’s usually bullish economy shrank 6.8% in the first quarter of 2020, a clear indication of the financial impact of the coronavirus pandemic. Depressed demand from abroad is likely to impact the economy further. Many businesses are suffering - low-skilled workers in hospitality, retail, real estate, and travel sectors fearing long-term unemployment with state economic support relatively limited compared to other countries. China’s woes are worsening as it is dragged into this year’s US...

Duration:01:14:24

From The Taliban To Troop Withdrawal

6/9/2020
With Anthony Loyd, Mujib Mashal, Michael Semple, Hassina Syed. Moderator Elizabeth Palmer. As Afghanistan’s 18-year conflict continues, with 34 people killed recently in separate attacks on a maternity hospital and funeral, Covid-19 provides another source of despair in a country with a non-functioning healthcare system, widespread poverty and malnutrition. Will desperately needed aid continue to flow as donor economies shrink under the effects of the global pandemic? While it is not clear...

Duration:01:16:59

Mother Of All Pandemics

6/1/2020
The pandemic of 1918, which became known as Spanish flu, was the most severe recorded in recent history. The outbreak was caused by an H1N1 virus with genes thought be of avian origin. From 1918-19, with unprecedented severity and speed, the virus spread across the globe. An estimated 50 to 100 million people may have died – as much as 5% of the world’s population. Frequently quoted in relation to the current Covid-19 pandemic, what lessons can we draw from the 1917-18 (1918-19) outbreak?...

Duration:01:11:36

'A good day to bury bad news' with Lina Sinjab, Mikhail Fishman & Bill Frelick

5/22/2020
Environmental disasters and famines are being under-reported as lockdowns prevent access to journalistic scrutiny. Anti-government protests no longer take place in Iraq, Algeria and Lebanon. We have little news of the latest battles around Idlib, or the thousands held in squalid prisons across Syria.

Duration:01:08:35

US Elections 2020

5/18/2020
A discussion about US Elections 2020, with James Naughtie, Ed O'keefe and Susan Glasser. Even before the emergence of the Covid-19 pandemic, the 2020 race for the White House was certain to be highly contentious. The coronavirus, however, has now created profound uncertainties for the campaigns of President Donald Trump and former Vice President Joe Biden: it is predicted to take hundreds of thousands of American lives, radically stall the US economy and result in deep recession and...

Duration:01:19:59

A discussion on disinformation with Carole Cadwalladr, Ben Nimmo, Jane Lytvynenko

5/8/2020
The dark art of using disinformation to sow discord is nothing new, but social media and political funding simply mean that false news now travels faster, deeper, and further than ever before. From Cambridge Analytica to voter manipulation in the 2016 US Presidential election; from alleged Russian interference in the Brexit referendum to the growing influence of bots on social media, and a surge of conspiracy theories around Covid-19 circulating around the globe, seemingly no-one is now...

Duration:01:17:05

Covering Covid19

5/4/2020
A discussion on the unprecedented challenges of covering one of the biggest and fastest-moving stories of our time, accurately and responsibly. Interpret the scientific data, tell the human stories, counter conspiracy theories and hold governments to account.

Duration:01:08:15

What war does to women

5/3/2020
Christina Lamb discusses her latest book 'Our bodies, their battlefield:What war does to women'. In conversation with Lindsey Hilsum, Channel 4 News

Duration:01:07:02

Up close & personal: EP 1 Paul Conroy

4/28/2020
This is A new podcast series from the Frontline Club Every week, journalist Sean Langan will host an intimate conversation with a guest whose lived an interesting life and has a great story to tell. Sean was kidnaped by the taliban in 2008 and spent 3 and a half months In captivity. His first guest is Paul conroy, photojournalist with the Sunday Times and author of Under the wire. Paul was on assignment in Homs with Marie Colvin when she got killed.

Duration:01:30:31

Thirty Years Since The Fatwa

6/5/2019
Thirty years on, The Satanic Verses remains a novel that still provokes furious debate. To try and understand why, author, translator and journalist Maureen Freely will be joined by columnist and commentator Kenan Malik, presenters of recent radio 4 series ‘Fatwa’ Chloe Hadjimatheou and Mobeen Azhar, alongside Director of Southall Black Sisters Pragna Patel. Within months of publication, Salman Rushdie’s fourth novel fictionalising the life of the prophet Mohammed was caught up in a...

Duration:01:02:57

In Conversation with Nick Robinson

5/29/2019
The Frontline Club presents a brand new 'In Conversation' series, talking to some of the world's most outstanding journalists about their unique stories, posing some burning questions, and taking a look behind the scenes in the news industry. This weeks guest is former BBC political editor, journalist and broadcaster Nick Robinson. As one of the BBC most high-profile journalists, Nick has had an impressive career covering some of the biggest stories over the past decade. To find out more...

Duration:00:28:45

The Forgotten Heroes Of Empire

4/25/2019
There is much debate over how Britain’s colonial past in Africa is remembered. Through the constantly shifting kaleidoscope of history, some momentous stories get quietly left behind. The Forgotten Heroes of Empire by Jack Losh and Alessandro Pavone, unearths an unfinished – and overlooked – chapter of that past. Join the filmmakers for a screening + Q&A with foreign correspondent Christina Lamb and a panel of experts to take a deeper look behind a disquieting story that is far from over.

Duration:00:46:18

Shamima Begum: A Crisis Of Citizenship

4/18/2019
When Frontline member Anthony Loyd found Shamima Begum in al-Hawl refugee camp, northern Syria, he helped unearth a series of unanswered questions for Western societies – and kickstarted a national debate in the United Kingdom. When it comes to citizens returning from IS territory, what are our legal and moral responsibilities? Is there a two-tier system developing, with citizenship as privilege for the children of Muslim immigrants, and nationality as right for European ‘natives’? With...

Duration:00:40:57