In the media

A selection of media coverage from Battle of Ideas 2016

Tech Experts to debate ‘policing’ of virtual reality interactions, Rachael Power, VR Tech, 12 October 2016

Hyper bullying: Bullies will soon TORTURE their victims in virtual reality, experts warn, Jasper Hamill, Sun, 11 October 2016

I prefer comedy that challenges the audience’, Timandra Harkness, Index on Censorship, 17 October 2016

Why nations need to control their borders, Jon Holbrook, Newsweek Europe, 17 October 2016

Treating teachers like robots, Gareth Sturdy, spiked, 17 October 2016

Turkey’s democracy is currently losing its way, Mina Toksoz, Newsweek Europe, 18 October 2016

We’ve learned so much from dead white men – trying to remove them from history is madness, Lindsay Johns, International Business Times UK, 19 October 2016

Our trust in big data shows we don’t trust ourselves, Timandra Harkness, Newsweek Europe, 19 October 2016

China is transforming itself into an ecological powerhouse – we should learn from it, Austin Williams, International Business Times UK, 19 October 2016

Inequality doesn’t matter if we’re all paid according to the value we create, Yaron Brook, City A.M., 18 October 2016

From Bowie to Kanye: Death of an icon, Dave Clements, WriteYou, 20 October 2016

Defending the free expression of creepy clowns, Manick Govinda, Index on Censorship, 20 October 2016

Children need to know stress is normal not necessarily a mental health problem, Dave Clements, Guardian, 20 October 2016

Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton both offer their own special kind of awful, Dolan Cummings, International Business Times UK, 20 October 2016

Leave ‘social mobility’ outside the school gate, Kevin Rooney, TES, 21 October 2016

Why parliament must have a say on Brexit, David Lammy, Newsweek Europe, 21 October 2016

A liberal arts education is threatened by students’ narcissistic views about what is relevant, Claire Fox, TES, 21 October 2016

What’s so ‘hard’ to grasp about democracy?, Mick Hume, spiked, 20 October 2016

Kids, jobsworths and clowns at #battleofideas, Dick Puddlecote, 24 October 2016

Wankerati and proud of it. My day at the Battle of Ideas, Henry Tapper, 23 October 2016

Camille Paglia interview, Newsnight, BBC Two, 21 October 2016

Camille Paglia interview, The World Tonight, BBC Radio 4, 21 October 2016

Men have problems – but men’s rights activists aren’t solving them’, Lydia Smith, International Business Times UK, 24 October 2016

We say that Islamist jihadis believe in nothing – but increasingly neither do we, Bill Durodie, International Business Times UK, 21 October 2016

The appeal of ISIS is political, rather than religious, Zubeda Limbada and Lynn Davies, Newsweek Europe

Battle of Ideas 2016: Freedom of speech debate, Charlie Roberts, Mermaids and Sirens, 25 October 2016

A footnote to history, Selwyn Cudjoe, Trinidad Express, 22 October 2016

We protect our children from violence and sex on TV – why not from gambling too?, John Crowley, International Business Times UK, 26 October 2016

The woman is a disaster!’ Camille Paglia on Hilary Clinton, Emily Hill, Spectator, 29 October 2016

Battle for Ideas 2016: Battle for education – Religious education in a secular age, Andy Lewis, TDRE Boss Blog, 23 October 2016

Battle of Ideas thinks about feeding Britain after Brexit, NFU Online, 26 October 2016

Bringing a blowtorch to Generation Snowflake, James Delingpole, Breitbart, 27 October 2016

Mary Kenny, a women’s liberator, Ella Whelan, spiked review, October 2016

Post-factual politics is an inconvenient truth, Sam Burt, 24 October 2016