Chas Newkey-Burden

Chas Newkey-Burden

Vegan Author & Columnist

Author and columnist Chas Newkey-Burden has written about a range of animal rights issues for The Guardian, Daily Telegraph, Independent, Attitude and International Business Times. His articles include exposes of dairy and egg farming, campaigning articles about fur and horse racing, and columns about trophy hunting and slaughterhouses. He has also written lifestyle pieces about life as a vegan. Chas writes about football, running and celebrity for dozens of outlets. He is launching a vegan podcast in 2018. His latest book published by Bloomsbury, is called Running: Cheaper Than Therapy. He ran the Windsor Half Marathon to raise funds for the Retreat Animal Sanctuary in Ashford, Kent.

You can follow Chas on Twitter: @AllThatChas


Veganism And The Media: What do we want and how do we get it?

Veganism has never been of more interest to the media, but what does the movement want from the media – and how can we get it? Two widely-published vegan journalists discuss their experiences and open a conversation on how we can best seize this moment.

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Panel Discussion - Veganism in the Media (BSL interpretation available)

Veganism is on the rise and with it comes more mainstream media coverage. On the one hand, this is a good thing, but on the other hand, prevalence of vegan scare stories is also on the rise. Our panellists will look in more detail at today’s mainstream media coverage and veganism. 
Hosted by Tim Barford

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