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James O’Brien

Writer & Radio Presenter

James O’Brien is a writer and radio presenter. His articles have appeared in the Times Literary Supplement among other places, and his daily current affairs phone-in show on LBC radio has over a million weekly listeners.

Events

Fake news: Democracy Hacked?

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What is the role of trust in the modern media landscape? Should politicians be more accountable for fake news? Is the world becoming a better place or is fear replacing fact? Why do we no longer trust facts and experts? How has feeling/ emotions reshaped our world? Join this international panel to tease out some […]

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Brexit and Us

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We can’t think of a better panel to discuss the critical Issue of “Brexit and us” and by “us”, we mean, Ireland and Britain. Already, Brexit has poisoned relations between Britain and Ireland, inflamed old divisions in Northern Ireland, made the border between the two sides of the country a flash point again, and has […]

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How to Be Right: James O’Brien

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Fast becoming the leading spokesperson for liberal Britain, LBC radio presenter James O’ Brien has been a beacon of rationality in a world gone mad. In fact his best seller is called “How to be right – in a world gone mad” and it’s a wonderful guide to talking to people with faulty ideas. Every […]

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