Cathy Newman joined Channel 4 News in January 2006. Cathy Newman presents Channel 4 News.
She spent over a decade in Fleet Street, latterly with the Financial Times. Since joining Channel 4 News in 2006 she has broadcast a string of investigations and scoops, including harassment allegations against the Liberal Democrat peer Lord Rennard. She also writes about politics for the Telegraph.
Louise Edge, who’s senior oceans campaigner at Greenpeace, and Martin Kersh, who is director of the Food Service Packaging Association, discuss plastic packaging.
Known best for his work as the illustrator half of the band Gorillaz, Jamie Hewlett has published a book on his life’s work. The artist’s first monograph includes hundreds of artworks, from the Tank Girl comic era of the late 80s through Gorillaz, and up to the present day.
Troy Townsend, from Kick It Out, which campaigns against racism and discrimination in football, discusses Cyrille Regis.
David Beasley, who’s executive director of the World Food Programme, discusses conflicts including Syria and Yemen.
Guy Shennan, chair of the British Association of Social Workers, and Jason Rock, who went through the social care system himself and now works with young people in the care system, discuss the state of children’s services.
Channel 4 News has learned that the Today team knew about the leaked tape for several days, but didn’t consider taking John Humphrys off air because they deemed it a private conversation. One person who actually heard the recording is the former Countryfile presenter Miriam O’Reilly, who won an ageism claim against the BBC at…
Daily Mail columnist Andrew Pierce and Dawn Foster from the Guardian discuss Virgin Trains’ decision to stop selling the Mail.
The government’s Victims’ Commissioner Baroness Helen Newlove discusses the Worboys case.
Kurt Bardella, former spokesperson for Breitbart, discusses the Trump Presidency.
Carrie Gracie discusses what she describes as “unlawful pay discrimination” at the BBC.
What are rules for sentencing and probation and are there lessons to be learned from the Worboys case? Phillippa Kaufmann, a barrister who has represented some of the victims of John Worboys and has sat in many parole hearings, and Andrew Sperling, a legal consultant and former adviser to the Parole Board, discuss the issues.
Children in theory are still too young to be allowed on most social media, yet we know that most children that age are regularly using platforms like Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. Today, the Children’s Commissioner has warned that children leaving primary school are “ill-equipped” for the “emotional risks” of social media as they head into…
Solicitor Harriet Wistrich has represented some of the victims of the ‘black cab rapist’ John Worboys, who is to be released on licence having served just ten years of that life sentence.
Lord Adonis, the Labour peer who has resigned as chair of the National Infrastructure Commission, responds to the government’s claim that the east coast main line hasn’t been bailed out by the taxpayer.
Labour MP for Wolverhampton South West, Eleanor Smith, an NHS theatre nurse before standing in last year’s general election, junior doctor Dagan Lonsdale, and Kate Andrews, from the Institute of Economic Affairs, discuss the NHS.