Previous Events

King Leopold’s Ghost
Frontline Confidential in association with the CIJ. Adam Hochschild in conversation with Gavin MacFadyen, director of the CIJ, talks about the secret holocaust in King Leopold’s Belgian Congo and the forced labour system that killed 10 million people. He describes an extraordinary investigation that unearthed heroic and compassionate British investigators who formed one of the world’s...
Tuesday 1 July 2008 Frontline Club Full details
The Rise and Fall of ITV
Frontline Confidential in association with the CIJ Ray Fitzwalter, former executive producer of World in Action, talks about his book, The Dream that Died – The Rise and Fall of ITV and the story of how ITV and Granada Television abandoned their popular social promise and became what many would describe as a wasteland. Moderated by Gavin MacFadyen director of the CIJ.
Tuesday 13 May 2008 Frontline Club Full details
Frontline Confidential With Andrew Gilligan
In association with the CIJ. Moderated by Gavin MacFadyen (CIJ). Andrew Gilligan, former BBC Radio 4 defence and diplomatic correspondent and the man at the centre of the Hutton Inquiry and the ‘sexing up of the dossier’ scandal, tells his side of the story. Gilligan is best known for his report about the government’s dossier about Iraq’s weapons of mass destruction which...
Thursday 17 April 2008 Frontlilne Club Full details
Organised Crime from Eastern Europe Moves West
Frontline Confidential in association with the CIJ. Paul Radu of the Romanian Center of Investigative Journalists talks about human trafficking from the Balkans and Russian organised crime infiltrating the football business in Eastern Europe.
Wednesday 12 March 2008 Frontline Club Full details
Falsehood, Distortion and Propaganda in the Global Media
Frontline Confidential in association with the CIJ. Nick Davies with David Leigh (The Guardian). Moderated by Gavin MacFadyen. Award-winning investigative journalist Nick Davies breaks Fleet Street’s unwritten rule and investigates his own colleagues, discovering that he works in “a corrupt profession”.
Wednesday 27 February 2008 Frontline Club Full details
Whistleblowing
Frontline Confidential in association with the CIJ. With David Leigh (the Guardian), Martin Bright (New Statesman), Guy Dehn (Public Concern at Work) and the ‘mystery contributor’.
Wednesday 31 October 2007 Frontline Club Full details
Beslan: Has the Truth Been Told?
Frontline Confidential in association with the CIJ. Moderated by David Hearst or the Guardian, writer Timothy Phillips talks about Beslan three years after the terrible tragedy there. He looks at whether the small tight-knit community has been able to overcome the shock of what happened and questions whether we will ever find out the truth about the events of September 2004. This talk was...
Wednesday 19 September 2007 Frontline Club Full details
Thalidomide: How to Take on the Pharmaceuticals and Win
Frontline Confidential in association with the CIJ. The landmark Sunday Times Insight Team’s investigation of the Distillers’ wonder drug which caused severely deformed babies. The manufacturer who bragged that their wonder drug, Thalidomide, was completely safe, sold it in 46 countries under at least 37 names. Some patients began reporting unusual side-effects, and pregnant women...
Wednesday 11 July 2007 Frontline Club Full details
White Slavery
Frontline Confidential in association with the CIJ. Don Jordan and Mike Walsh talk about investigating the forgotten story of thousands of white Britons who lived and died in bondage in Britain’s American Colonies.
Friday 29 June 2007 Frontline Club Full details
Sold into Sex Slavery
Frontline Confidential in association with the CIJ. The author of Sex Traffic: Prostitution, Crime and Exploitation talks to Margaret Renn about the sex trade and why it is so difficult to curtail.
Tuesday 17 April 2007 Frontline Club Full details