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Marie Le Conte – “Haven’t You Heard…?” – Politics, Gossip & Rumour….A Discussion
February 18 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pmFREE
You are invited to a talk and Q&A with critically-acclaimed political journalist Marie Le Conte. 18 February
Marie Le Conte has worked for publications including the Evening Standard, where she was a diarist, and Buzzfeed News (where she broke stories such as Nigel Farage’s meeting with Julian Assange, and Vote Leave’s donations to Brexit campaigner Darren Grimes) before going freelance in 2017. Since then, she has written for the New Statesman, Prospect, the Sunday Times and the Guardian, and has appeared on many politics programmes on TV and radio, including the Today programme, Newsnight, BBC News, Daily Politics, and Any Questions.
Marie Conte’s first book, Haven’t You Heard…? A Guide to Westminster Gossip And Why The Political Is Personal was published in September 2019. She is also known for her witty Twitter account, @youngvulgarian, which is particularly popular among MPs and journalists in the Westminster lobby.