Journalists Network

Our Journalists Network connects journalists with Centre press releases and our latest activities.


Chris Birks

Press Officer

Chris is an experienced communicator and campaigner currently leading on Press, Media & Campaigns for UNISON East Midlands. Before this he spent over 16 years as a broadcaster and journalist in the UK, UAE and Oman.

Mattha Busby

Freelance journalist

Mattha is a freelance journalist who has written for The Guardian, The Observer, Vice, The Times, Jacobin and Leafly. He is also the author of the book 'should all drugs be legalized?' published by Thames & Hudson.


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Journalists Network details

This document sets out what being a member of our Journalists Network means. Our Journalists Network members are independent and do not necessarily support every Centre policy.

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