Charlie Glyn: The Bernard Levin Award for Journalism 2012: Seven Years On
Huffington Post - almost 5 years
The London School of Economics has its fair share of notable Alumni - famous in business, international organisations and politics (for both good and bad reasons...)
Cast that net even further however, and you will hear the tale of an LSE student, whose Professor prophesised that he would be known for something other than his antics at LSE: "What you want to do is write." He went on to be selected by his peers as one of Britain's most influential journalists of the past four decades.
I never had the pleasure of meeting Bernard Levin, the controversial commentator - famed for his intellectual and stinging commentaries on politics and political figures of all persuasions - but despite passing away nearly eight years ago, he will not be forgotten.
A number of his old friends, including David Kingsley OBE and Sir John Burgh, set out to establish a journalism award in his memory, at the very institution where they first met, the LSE. On Tuesday 8 May, students, media profes
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