Political reporting with The FT and Buzzfeed


With the surprise announcement of a General Election, the ability to understand the techniques behind politics and persuasion has never been more needed.

With this special event at The Building Centre, you may learn how to better read the news and learn what it takes to sift fact from… the alternatives.

Find out how the FT and Buzzfeed approach their respective political coverage in a year where the truth has become stranger than fiction. 


- Jim Pickard, chief political correspondent for the FT (@PickardJE)

- Jim Waterson, politics editor, Buzzfeed UK (@jimwaterson)

- Facilitator: Nick Duxbury, freelance business and politics journalist

This event is held with the International Building Press Futures Group and City University. Hosted by The Built Environment Trust.

Please note that places are limited. 

Costs: £15 (standard rate)

£10 (student and concession rate)