Matthew D’Ancona is a journalist and political columnist. He was deputy editor of The Sunday Telegraph before becoming editor of The Spectator in 2006 (until 2009). He is a Fellow of All Souls College, Oxford.
Trust in the media is at an all-time low. How does the media exert its power, and are the stories that are told in repressive regimes so different from those conveyed in the West’s liberal democracies? James Harding, John Lloyd and Matthew d’Ancona, in conversation with professor and broadcaster, Rana Mitter, investigate exactly how truth can be mediated and distorted.