SOLD OUT – Evan Davis & Matthew d’Ancona
Post Truth

In this post-truth era trust has evaporated, conspiracy theories thrive, the authority of the media has wilted and emotions matter more than facts. If you are wearied and infuriated by Trump, Brexit and a barrage of fake news, join Newsnight’s Evan Davis, and award-winning journalist, Mattthew d’Ancona, who will offer a route through the muddy waters of the post-truth age and consider how to stand up and fight back.

Chaired by David Runciman, Professor of Politics, University of Cambridge

With thanks to Baillie Gifford

About the Speakers
Evan Davis is a well-known broadcaster, presenting the current affairs programme Newsnight, on BBC 2; The Bottom Line on Radio 4 and Dragons’ Den on BBC 2. He was a presenter on Radio 4s The Today programme for six years and prior to Today he was the Economics Editor of the BBC.

Matthew d’Ancona is a British journalist. He writes a weekly column for the Guardian and was previously editor of the Spectator. Matthew was the Sunday Telegraph‘s political columnist for 19 years. He also writes for the Evening Standard, the New York Times and GQ. Matthew is a visiting research fellow at Queen Mary University of London and author of several books including In It Together: The Inside Story of the Coalition.

 

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