Previous Events

Extraordinary Rendition
Frontline Confidetial in association with the CIJ A discussion with Stephen Grey on the history and methods of his landmark investigation into ‘extraordinary rendition’ and the outsourcing of torture.
Monday 1 May 2006 Fontline Club Full details
Web of Corruption: Inside the Poulson Affair
Frontline Club Public Forum. Investigative journalist Ray Fitzwalter speaks about the scandal and the endless lessons – many already forgotten – that the story held for journalists. The Poulson Affair was an underrated and underreported story of corruption that reached every level of government in Britain. Fitzwalter was for 15 years the editor and executive producer of Britain’...
Wednesday 5 April 2006 Frontline Club Full details
The Zircon and Escholon Scandals
Frontline Club Public Forum. Presented by Duncan Campbell. An extraordinary investigation into the vast government spying on ordinary citizens that resulted in Special Branch police raids on his offices.
Tuesday 28 February 2006 Frontline Club Full details
Sources Real and Unreal
Frontline Club Public Forum With Jeff Katz, Chief Executive of Bishop International, who has been responsible for hundreds of inquiries, ranging from due diligence investigations of controversial public figures to investigations involving homicide and political corruption. He speaks about the murky world of corporate investigation. And on plausible fraudsters who have hoodwinked journalists...
Thursday 12 January 2006 Frontline Club Full details
The EU Whistleblower
Frontline Club Public Forum. With Hans-Martin Tillack of Stern and Stephen Grey of The Sunday Times discussing the arrest of a leading investigative journalist pursuing corruption in Belgium “We have witnessed a gigantic fishing expedition in which Belgian police have been used by the European anti-corruption authority OLAF to try to intimidate a reporter. The campaign against [Tillack] has...
Monday 24 October 2005 Frontline Club Full details
Using the Freedom of Information Act
Frontline Club Public Forum. A talk on journalists’ use of the new Act, its possibilities and exclusions, including the use of the Act in the USA, and methods and approaches to effective use by Heather Brooke, author of Your Right to Know.
Monday 17 October 2005 Frontline Club Full details
Death on the Rock
Frontline Club Public Forum. A screening of the controversial ‘This Week’ programme. Followed by QandA with reporter, Rosie Waterhouse, whose Sunday Times Insight Team memo enabled a successful libel action by the victims of the Murdoch press and security service killings. Originally broadcast as part of ITV’s Thames Television current affairs series ‘This Week’ in...
Thursday 13 October 2005 Frontline Club Full details