Freelance, Sunday Times
John Arlidge is a freelance journalist who writes for the Sunday Times in London and for Conde Nast in New York.
Senior reporter, The Guardian
Ian Cobain is a senior reporter for The Guardian. He won the Paul Foot Award for Campaigning Journalism 2009 for his investigation into British involvement in torture.
Jonathan Foreman is an Anglo-American journalist and film critic.
Social affairs writer, The Guardian
Amelia Gentleman writes on social affairs for The Guardian. She was nominated for the Martha Gellhorn journalism award in 2010 as well as the Orwell Prize.
Columnist and reporter, Mail on Sunday
Peter Hitchens is a columnist and reporter for the Mail on Sunday, having previously reported from Moscow and Washington for the Daily Express.
Special Projects Editor, The Guardian
Paul Lewis is Special Projects Editor for The Guardian.
Freelance, The Times, Standpoint
Anthony Loyd is a war correspondent who writes regularly for The Times and contributes to other publications, including Standpoint.
Associate editor, The Independent
One of the country’s most respected financial journalists and commentators, Hamish McRae is an associate editor of The Independent.
Political correspondent, Channel 4 News
Cathy joined Channel 4 News as political correspondent in January 2006 – the first on-screen newcomer to the political team for 11 years – and works alongside political editor Gary Gibbon. Since
Moscow Bureau Chief, The Economist
Arkady Ostrovsky is the Moscow Bureau Chief for The Economist, and his longlisted entry also includes work from Foreign Policy.
Diplomatic correspondent, The Times
Catherine Philp is diplomatic correspondent for The Times.
Professor of International History, University of Cambridge
David Reynolds was shortlisted for a series of pieces on America, Empire of Liberty on BBC Radio 4 and BBC News Online.
Assistant editor and columnist, Daily Telegraph
Mary Riddell is an assistant editor of the Daily Telegraph, where she is a columnist and political interviewer.
Home affairs editor, The Independent
Robert Verkaik is the home affairs editor and law editor for The Independent. Before joining The Independent around 10 years ago, he was a court reporter. Submitted articles Sent back by Britain.