Mary Ann Sieghart

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Full name: Mary Ann Sieghart

Area of interest: British politics, politics, social affairs

Journals/Organisation: The Independent

Email: sieghart@journalist.com | m.sieghart@independent.co.uk

Personal website: http://www.maryannsieghart.com - contact

Website: http://www.independent.co.uk/opinion/commentators/mary-ann-sieghart

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Networks: https://twitter.com/#!/MASieghart

Biography:

About: "After 19 years as an Assistant Editor and columnist on The Times, Mary Ann Sieghart has left to pursue a portfolio life. She now writes a weekly column, every Monday, in The Independent. She presents Profile on Radio 4, chairs the Social Market Foundation, is an equity partner in the new website, The Browser, and sits on the board of Henderson Smaller Companies Investment Trust and on the Council of Tate Modern" - ref.

Education: Wadham College, Oxford (first-class degree) in Philosophy, Politics, and Economics

Career: Financial Times: Eurobond Correspondent, Lex columnist. The Washington Post, as the Laurence Stern Fellow, 1984; City Editor of Today newspaper (from its launch in 1986); The Economist: Political Correspondent; joined The Times in 1988: Comment page editor, Arts Editor, Chief Political leader-writer, acting editor of the paper on Sundays. Left The Times in June 2007, See: Mary Ann Sieghart leaves Times, by Stephen Brook. Joined The Independent in July 2010

Current position/role: Commentator at The Independent

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Other roles/Main role: Britain editor of the The Browser website

Other activities: see Wikipedia

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Viewpoints/Insight: Was an outspoken supporter of Tony Blair's 'reform agenda'

Broadcast media: http://www.maryannsieghart.com/radio

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Other: Daughter of Paul Sieghart, a human rights lawyer, campaigner, broadcaster and author, and Felicity Ann Sieghart, chairman of the National Association for Gifted Children, magistrate and later managing director of the Aldeburgh Cinema

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Latest work: currently writing a book about British politics, focusing on contemporary Britain and the big changes and social trends of the last decade

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Current debate:http://www.intelligencesquared.com/people/s/mary-ann-sieghart

The Independent:

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Remit/Info: British politics, politics, social affairs

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Role: Commentator

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Website: Independent.co/Mary Ann Sieghart

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Regularity: Weekly

Column format: Three topics

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Articles: 2013

Articles: 2012

Articles: 2011

Articles: 2010

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