John Kampfner

From Who Comments? - the encyclopedia of comment & opinion
Jump to: navigation, search

Profile:

225Replace this image person.png

Full name: John Kampfner

Area of interest: Politics and political life

Journals/Organisation: The Guardian | The Daily Telegraph | The Independent

Email: john@jkampfner.net

Personal website: http://www.jkampfner.net

Website:

Blog: http://www.guardian.co.uk/profile/johnkampfner

Representation: David Highman | Simon & Schuster

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

Biography:

About:

Education:

Career: The Daily Telegraph: foreign correspondent (reported on the fall of the Wall and the unification of Germany and in Moscow at the time of the coup and the collapse of Soviet Communism); Financial Times: Chief Political correspondent; BBC Today programme: political commentator; New Statesman: Political Editor, 2002/2005, Editor, 2005/2008

Current position/role: Regular pundit for all channels on politics and foreign affairs. Trustee, Index on Censorship

  • also writes/has written for:

Other roles/Main role: Author, Broadcaster

Other activities: named as chief executive of the press freedom magazine Index on Censorship, August 2008

Disclosures:

Viewpoints/Insight:

Broadcast media:

Video: regular pundit for all channels on politics and foreign affairs

Controversy/Criticism:

Awards/Honours: Documentary The Ugly War won Film of the Year and Journalist of the Year awards at the Foreign Press Association in London, 2002; British Society of Magazine Editors Current Affairs Editor of the Year, 2006

Scoops:

Other: Married to journalist, Lucy Ash

Books & Debate:

  • Inside Yeltsin's Russia: corruption, conflict, capitalism OCLC31970496 , 1994
  • Robin Cook: The life and times of Tony Blair's most awkward minister OCLC40965651 , 1998
  • Blair's wars OCLC52532815 , 2003
  • Dangerous liaisons: Blair, Britain and the failure of Europe 502244206 , 2005
  • Freedom for sale: how we made money and lost our liberty OCLC61129422, September 2009. Reviewed here by Peter Preston in The Observer
  • Lost labours: where now for the liberal Left? OCLC663379070
  • Freedom for sale: why the world is trading democracy for security OCLC316825656 , 2010

Latest work: The rich: from slaves to super-yachts : a 2,000-year history OCLC893488165 , 2014

Speaking/Appearances:

Debate:

Journals:

  • No regular column

Articles: 2014

Articles: 2013

Articles: 2012

Articles: 2011

Articles: 2010

Articles: 2009

Articles: 2008

News & updates:

References:

Links: