Matthew d'Ancona

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Full name:Matthew d'Ancona
Area of interest:Government and Politics
Journals/Organisation:The Sunday Telegraph, The Guardian, Evening Standard, GQ magazine
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The Guardian
The Sunday Telegraph
London Evening Standard
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The Guardian, comment is free

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Networks:https://twitter.com/MatthewdAncona https://www.facebook.com/pages/Matthew-dAncona/133457883361185
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Education: University of Oxford, Magdalen College
St Dunstan's College, Catford; Magdalen College, Oxford: Modern History (First). Elected a fellow of All Souls College, Oxford

Career: Studied medieval confession for a year, joined Index on Censorship magazine, joined The Times as a trainee news reporter in 1991, becoming education correspondent, leader writer, and by twenty-six, Assistant Editor; moved to The Sunday Telegraph as deputy comment editor and columnist, 1996, becoming the paper's Deputy Editor. (Wrote a political column at The Sunday Telegraph for more than ten years); Editor of The Spectator February 2006 to August 2009 (D'Ancona to edit the Spectator - The Guardian, 13th February 2006). see also: The Guardian 'Media top 100' 2008 no.42 - Matthew D'Ancona

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Viewpoints/Insight: Interview: I want the magazine to be the star - The new Spectator editor tells James Silver why his approach will differ radically from Boris Johnson's, he likes working for Andrew Neil and the reasons for the magazine's inevitable move from Doughty Street - The Guardian, 3rd April 2006. Interview: Matthew d'Ancona: Don't call him - As 'The Spectator' moves into its new home, the editor tells Ian Burrell that it's no longer just for the blimps of the shires - The Independent, 28th August 2006

Broadcast media: IMDb

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Controversy/Criticism: Spectator to apologise for slur on DPP - The Spectator is to retract and apologise for its cover story on cash for honours last week, the Guardian has learned - 15th March 2007

Awards/Honours:: Charles Douglas-Home Memorial Trust Prize for journalism, 1994; British Press Awards: Political journalist of the year, 2004; Editor of the Year (Current Affairs) in the 2007 BSME awards

Scoops: Disclosure of the details of the Anglo-Irish framework document in 1995 - hailed as one of the biggest and most controversial scoops of the decade - see Northern Ireland peace process (Wikipedia)

Other: Married to Sarah Schaefer, Europe Director at the Foreign Policy Centre and close aide to David Miliband

Books & Debate

Latest work: In it together: the inside story of the coalition government (2013)OCLC 853505903

Speaking/Appearances: Speakers Corner

Current debate:*Matthew d'Ancona and Chad Hurley, CEO of YouTube, discuss the future of online video, Zeitgeist Europe 2008 (YouTube VIDEO)

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Website: http://www.standard.co.uk/biography/matthew-d-ancona

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News and updates

Matthew d'Ancona to join the Guardian as columnist

Former Spectator editor’s column to begin in new year http://www.theguardian.com/gnm-press-office/2014/dec/18/matthew-dancona-to-join-the-guardian-as-columnist
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Facts about "Matthew d'Ancona"RDF feed
Area of interestGovernment and Politics +
Blog Websitehttp://www.theguardian.com/profile/matthew-dancona +
Blog website titleThe Guardian, comment is free +
BooktitleThe ties that bind us: a study of civic society in an English town +, The Jesus papyrus +, The quest for the true cross +, The Emmaus mystery: discovering evidence for the risen Christ +, Confessions of a hawkish hack: the media and the war on terrorism +, Tabatha's code +, Going East +, Nothing to fear + and Being British : the search for the values that bind the nation +
BooktitleLWIn it together: the inside story of the coalition government +
BooktitleLWOCLC853,505,903 +
BooktitleLWyear2013 +
BooktitleOCLC41,390,378 +, 35,226,813 +, 47,825,279 +, 61,278,048 +, 695,283,386 +, 64,098,041 +, 52,901,550 +, 243,820,716 + and 298,599,664 +
Booktitleyear1996 +, 2000 +, 2005 +, 2006 +, 2008 + and 2009 +
Commentator nameMatthew d'Ancona +
EducationUniversity of Oxford + and Magdalen College +
Facebookhttps://www.facebook.com/pages/Matthew-dAncona/133457883361185 +
ImageMatthewdancona220 1785427f.jpg +
Journal OrganisationThe Sunday Telegraph +, The Guardian +, Evening Standard + and GQ magazine +
Journal nameThe Guardian +, The Sunday Telegraph +, Evening Standard + and GQ magazine +
Journal websitehttp://www.theguardian.com/profile/matthew-dancona +, http://www.telegraph.co.uk/comment/columnists/matthewd_ancona +, http://www.standard.co.uk/biography/matthew-d-ancona + and http://www.gq-magazine.co.uk/comment/politics +
Journal website titleThe Guardian +, The Sunday Telegraph +, London Evening Standard + and GQ magazine +
LinkTitleMatthew d'Ancona Telegraph' article links 2007/2013 +
LinkUrlhttp://www.whocomments.org/wiki/Matthew_d%27Ancona_articles +
PositionRoleCommentator +
SpeakingtextSpeakers Corner
Twitterhttps://twitter.com/MatthewdAncona +