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Robert Shrimsley

Editorial Director of the Financial Times

Robert Shrimsley is editorial director of the Financial Times and has recently been appointed its chief political commentator. Before this, he has served as the FT’s chief political correspondent, news editor, managing editor of FT.com. He writes weekly for the Notebook column, a satirical look at the week’s news and for the FT weekend Magazine.

Events

56. The Power and the Story: Fake News, Journalism & the Loss of Trust

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Join our brilliant panel of journalists, to examine the state of journalism in the modern post-truth age. Who owns the news? Who can we believe? Is the “citizen journalist” the biggest threat to truth? What about the role of Facebook and Twitter in social movements such as #Me Too, the Arab Springs, the election of […]

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41. Brexit: England’s Nervous Breakdown

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Do we really understand the English? What happened to the England we thought we knew? Are they losing it? Are the normally implacable, stiff-upper-lip English having a collective nervous breakdown? If so, why? And where will this leave them and us? Let’s talk about England. It’s not just their rugby team that looks out of […]

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