Jenni Russell

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Full name: Jenni Russell

Area of interest: Society, Politics, Education, Health, World Affairs

Journals/Organisation: The Times

Email: jenni.russell@sunday-times.co.uk | jenni.russell@guardian.co.uk

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Website: http://www.thetimes.co.uk/tto/public/profile/Jenni-Russell | http://www.guardian.co.uk/profile/jennirussell

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Networks: http://twitter.com/#!/jennirsl

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About: Jenni Russell is a writer, commentator and broadcaster. She worked for many years at the BBC and ITN, most recently as editor of The World Tonight on Radio 4. She writes the Monday political column for The Evening Standard and also writes regularly for The Sunday Times and The Guardian.

Education: University of Cambridge

Career: Many years experience at ITV and BBC, most recently as editor of BBC Radio 4’s The World Tonight

Current position/role: Columnist

  • also writes/has written for: New Statesman

Other roles/Main role: writer and broadcaster

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Video: Owen Jones vs Jenni Russell on new Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn - YouTube, 12th Sept 15

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Awards/Honours: Jenni Russell wins 2011 Orwell Prize for Journalism - Russell was praised by judges of the political journalism prize for her 'overriding humanity' and 'empathy for the world beyond Westminster', Journalism.co.uk, 17th May 2011:

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Other: Married to media executive Stephen Lambert

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Current debate:http://www.intelligencesquared.com/people/r/jenni-russell

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Remit/Info: Society, Politics, Education, Health, World Affairs

Section: Comment & Debate + Comment is free

Role: Commentator

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Email: jenni.russell@sunday-times.co.uk

Website: http://www.thetimes.co.uk/tto/public/profile/Jenni-Russell

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Articles: 2006/07

  • Safe or sorry? - Liberty and the state: Ministers think good intentions are enough when it comes to civil liberties - but they're wrong - Friday, 14th December 2007
  • Theory and reality - Well-intentioned as it is, much of Labour's new 10 year plan for children makes my heart sink - Tuesday, 11th December 2007
  • The business of governing is much harder than we would like to believe - Disregarding their own manifest failings, senior civil servants rely on the convention that ministers carry the can - 28th November 2007
  • Even if you've got nothing to hide, there's plenty to fear - The blithe trust in the benign power of the state is astonishing - and in Fortress Britain, it is plainly undeserved - 21st November 2007
  • Ten years of bold education boasts now look sadly hollow - It will be hard politically but Labour must accept its vaunted policies on schools haven't worked - and change them now - 14th November 2007
  • Sorry Gordon, it's window dressing - Welcome though the prime minister's new tone on civil liberties is, let's not be fooled into believing it signals a true change in direction - Friday, 26th October 2007
  • The broken society's Mr Fixit - Conservatives 07: Can Iain Duncan Smith's remarkably nuanced grasp of social ills survive the crude imperatives of an election campaign? - Tuesday, 2nd October 2007
  • Hearing is believing - This morning Tony Blair finally gave his endorsement to Gordon Brown - but the words didn't exactly trip off his tongue - Friday, 11th May 2007
  • Proportionate force - States legitimately back diplomacy with the ultimate sanction of force. The same principle applies to smacking and parental authority - Wednesday, 29th November 2006
  • New icing, old cake - David Davis's defense of civil liberties got little applause at Conservative conference - Monday, 2nd October 2006
  • Fringe benefits - Labour conference is not only about Brown and Blair, delegates also debate how to improve our experience of public services - Tuesday, 26th September 2006
  • Hormones hung up my boots - I learned the hard way that girls and boys cannot play football together as equals much beyond the age of 11 - Thursday, 27th July 2006
  • Identity crisis? - The government seems to be going cold on its plans to introduce ID cards. Let's hope there is a chance to halt this intrusive, costly and unnecessary scheme - Wednesday, 26th July 2006
  • An act for parliament - Amid yesterday's elections, the government slipped out the news that it had climbed down over the legislative and regulatory reform bil - Friday, 5th May 2006
  • Listen please, Mr Clarke - Audio: Hear Helena Kennedy's warnings about the dangers of the government's illiberal reforms. The home secretary definitely should - Friday, 28th April 2006
  • Fighting talk - Charles Clarke's attack on the liberal media was a piece of brutish political theatre - Tuesday, 25th April 2006
  • Can anything be done? - The response to my piece this week about the way our democracy is being hi-jacked showed the rage and impotence many people feel - Friday, 7th April 2006
  • Cry freedom - If you care about your civil liberties, start agitating - today - Friday, 17th March 2006

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