Truth Tellers

Sir Harry Evans Global Summit in Investigative Journalism

Sir Harry Evans
Sir Harry Evans
Sir Harry Evans
Sir Harry Evans
Sir Harry Evans
Sir Harry Evans
Sir Harry Evans
Sir Harry Evans

Championing the work of today’s most dogged and diverse truth tellers

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Pioneering British newspaperman Sir Harry Evans (1928-2020) was one of the giants of post-war journalism.

The award-winning work he spearheaded as editor of The Northern Echo, The Sunday Times and The Times set the gold standard for courageous investigative journalism. In 2002, he was voted the Greatest British Newspaper Editor of all time by his media peers.

For Sir Harry, trust in journalism was essential and the debasement of fact-based reporting was a serious concern for functioning democracy. To reignite Sir Harry’s values, we are creating a summit to champion the work of today’s investigative journalists.

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Celebrate the Truth Tellers

The inaugural Sir Harry Evans Global Summit in Investigative Journalism, hosted by Reuters Editor-in-Chief Alessandra Galloni, Durham University Vice Chancellor Karen O’Brien, and Evans’ wife, Tina Brown CBE. Truth Tellers took place in London on 10 May, 2023 from 9.30am-7.15pm

The summit brought together the world’s most dogged and diverse truth-seekers, both seasoned and innovative: unsung reporters who risk their lives and reputations, intrepid war photographers, digital data sleuths, relentless documentarians, and enterprising investigators in podcasting, publishing, TV, and streaming media.

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The Venue

The Summit will take place in the prestigious Art Deco setting of the Royal Institute of British Architects in London.

RIBA Building image

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