Category Shortlists

Arts, Culture and Entertainment Commentator of the Year

 

Shortlist:

  • Ed Smith, New Statesman
  • Hugo Rifkind, The Times
  • Jonathan Jones, The Guardian
  • Shane Thomas, Media Diversified

Business Commentator of the Year

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Shortlist:

  • Adrian Wooldridge, The Economist
  • Andrew Hill, Financial Times
  • Gillian Tett, Financial Times

Business Ethics Commentator of the Year

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Shortlist:

  • Andrew Hill, Financial Times
  • Jim Armitage, The Independent
  • Michael Skapinker, Financial Times

Columnist of the Year

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Shortlist:

  • Brian Reade, Daily Mirror
  • Eleanor Mills, The Sunday Times
  • Simon Jenkins, London Evening Standard

Comment Pages of the Year

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Shortlist:

  • Financial Times
  • The Guardian
  • The Times

Comment Piece of the Year

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Shortlist:

  • David Aaronovitch, The Times
  • Lindy West, The Guardian
  • Sathnam Sanghera, The Times

Commentariat of the Year

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Shortlist:

  • Caitlin Moran, The Times
  • David Aaronovitch, The Times
  • Janan Ganesh, Financial Times

Economics Commentator of the Year

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Shortlist:

  • Allister Heath, The Daily Telegraph
  • Ed Conway, The Times
  • Gillian Tett, Financial Times

Foreign Commentator of the Year

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Shortlist:

  • Gary Younge, The Guardian
  • Patti Waldmeir, Financial Times
  • Roula Khalaf, Financial Times

Independent Blogger of the Year

 

Shortlist:

  • Liz Gerard, SubScribe
  • Matthew Scott, Barrister Blogger
  • Stuart Forster, Go-eat-do

Media Commentator of the Year

 

Shortlist:

  • George Monbiot, The Guardian
  • Sathnam Sanghera, The Times
  • Yomi Adegoke, Freelance

Online Comment Site of the Year

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Shortlist:


Political Commentator of the Year

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Shortlist:

  • Dan Hodges, The Daily Telegraph
  • Dominic Lawson, The Sunday Times
  • Janan Ganesh, Financial Times

Science Commentator of the Year

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Shortlist:

  • George Monbiot, The Guardian
  • Oliver Morton, Intelligent Life
  • Philip Ball, Prospect Magazine

Society and Diversity Commentator of the Year

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Shortlist:

  • Hannah Fearn, The Guardian
  • Jenni Russell, The Times
  • Sathnam Sanghera, The Times

Technology and Digital Commentator of the Year

 

Shortlist:

  • Cory Doctorow, The Guardian
  • John McAfee, International Business Times UK
  • Sathnam Sanghera, The Times

Young Commentariat of the Year

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Shortlist:

  • Bintu Sannoh, The Observer
  • June Eric Udorie, Freelance
  • Yomi Adegoke, Freelance