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David Leigh In Conversation

The Media Society

Thursday, 14 November 2013 from 18:30 to 20:00 (GMT)

David Leigh In Conversation

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David Leigh in conversation


David Leigh has just stepped down as Investigations Editor of the Guardian after a journalistic career spanning 43 years. In that time he has been involved in some of the biggest scoops including the revelation of improper contacts between Saudi Arabian arms dealers and the former Conservative minister, Jonathan Aitken, which led to Aitken being jailed for perjury, the exposure of secret bribery payments by the arms company BAE and the dumping of toxic waste in the Ivory Coast by the oil firm Trafigura. He also oversaw the Guardian’s handling of the Wikileaks exposures.

This evening David Leigh talks to journalist and broadcaster, Phil Harding, about his life of exposures, about the ethics of journalism and about the future of investigations.

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Adam Street Private Members Club
9 Adam St
WC2N 6AA London
United Kingdom

Thursday, 14 November 2013 from 18:30 to 20:00 (GMT)


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The Media Society is a charity whose objectives are to promote knowledge and understanding of the role of the media, to assist in the study and research into the exchange of knowledge and opinion between those in the media and those in public and political life, industry, commerce and learning as well as the general pulblic; and to promote and encourage the study of the media in schools, colleges and educational establishments. 

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