Remembering Donald Trelford:

1937 - 2023

We at TMS were saddened to hear that Donald Trelford, the great Observer columnist, and co-founder of The Media Society had died.

Peter York  has written this tribute.

Monday 30 JANUARY 2023


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Remembering Katharine Whitehorn:

1928 - 2021

We at TMS were saddened to hear that Katharine Whitehorn, the great Observer columnist, had died.
She was a supporter and friend to TMS and to Geraldine Sharpe Newton, our former president.

Geraldine has written a tribute to Katharine.

Monday 11 JANUARY 2020


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Remembering Harold Evans: 1928 - 2020

Harry Evans was the founding president of the Media Society and was honoured with its annual award in 2013 when many of the UK's key media players gathered to pay tribute to the legendary newspaper editor.

Monday 28 September 2020


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Lock down update 

We are developing a series of virtual events dealing with the unprecedented media issues we now face.

Monday 4 MAy 2020

Covering Covid-19. Register now.
Our first event is on Monday 18th May 2020 at 6.30pm.
There's never been a better time to join The Media Society.

Do that today and the rest of this year is free.
Why not join today?

Thank you for your ongoing support.

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Corona virus 19 notice

We are aware of the current risks the Corona virus presents so we are following Government guidance.

Monday 16 MARCH 2020

We are postponing our events until further notice.

We are planing some interim activity which we will deliver on-line.
Of course we will inform you when we resume out events as soon as practical.
Thank you for your ongoing support.

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Lionel Barber Media Society Honouree 2017:

A Tribute by Geraldine Sharpe-Newton - Former Media Society  President

Monday 20 January 2020

Lionel Barber always appeared to have stepped outside the traditional descriptions of a newspaper editor.  His calm, energetic enthusiasm, generated a very different style of leadership.

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