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David Conn, the Guardian journalist who has written numerous articles on the Hillsborough Campaign has been nominated for the highest award in Political Writing, the Orwell Prize. It's a very prestigious event which highlights the work of those journalists who expose miscarriages of justice. David was one of the few journalists who backed the campaign for justice while others swallowed the lies which were callously tossed around. To this day, David continues to highlight the cover up campaign and fights those on twitter and other social media platforms to inform people of the real truth. A man of integrity and one of the few who served his profession with dignity and professionalism. Well done, David.  :wellin

https://twitter.com/david_conn/status/1526899967595630598?s=20&t=GaL7KUUYzgrfbqNp34TBwQ

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Re: David Conn Nominated for the Orwell Prize for Political Writing
« Reply #1 on: May 18, 2022, 05:12:26 pm »
David Conn, the Guardian journalist who has written numerous articles on the Hillsborough Campaign has been nominated for the highest award in Political Writing, the Orwell Prize.  Well done, David.  :wellin

https://twitter.com/david_conn/status/1526899967595630598?s=20&t=GaL7KUUYzgrfbqNp34TBwQ



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Re: David Conn Nominated for the Orwell Prize for Political Writing
« Reply #2 on: May 18, 2022, 05:17:47 pm »
David Conn, the Guardian journalist who has written numerous articles on the Hillsborough Campaign has been nominated for the highest award in Political Writing, the Orwell Prize. It's a very prestigious event which highlights the work of those journalists who expose miscarriages of justice. David was one of the few journalists who backed the campaign for justice while others swallowed the lies which were callously tossed around. To this day, David continues to highlight the cover up campaign and fights those on twitter and other social media platforms to inform people of the real truth. A man of integrity and one of the few who served his profession with dignity and professionalism. Well done, David.  :wellin

https://twitter.com/david_conn/status/1526899967595630598?s=20&t=GaL7KUUYzgrfbqNp34TBwQ


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Re: David Conn Nominated for the Orwell Prize for Political Writing
« Reply #3 on: May 18, 2022, 05:36:41 pm »
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Re: David Conn Nominated for the Orwell Prize for Political Writing
« Reply #4 on: May 18, 2022, 06:08:16 pm »
Fully deserved
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Re: David Conn Nominated for the Orwell Prize for Political Writing
« Reply #5 on: May 18, 2022, 06:10:18 pm »
Hope he is awarded it. Outstanding journalist.

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Re: David Conn Nominated for the Orwell Prize for Political Writing
« Reply #6 on: May 18, 2022, 06:11:48 pm »
He deserves this and more. Fingers crossed for him.
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Re: David Conn Nominated for the Orwell Prize for Political Writing
« Reply #7 on: May 18, 2022, 07:39:31 pm »
He's been outspoken against sportwashing, too
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Re: David Conn Nominated for the Orwell Prize for Political Writing
« Reply #8 on: May 18, 2022, 07:41:54 pm »
He's been outspoken against sportwashing, too

He's a Man City fan as well I think.

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Re: David Conn Nominated for the Orwell Prize for Political Writing
« Reply #9 on: May 18, 2022, 08:49:17 pm »
The only sports journalist whose articles I'll always seek out. A credit to his profession. Fingers crossed he wins it. I'm getting nostalgic... email campaign anyone?  ;D
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Re: David Conn Nominated for the Orwell Prize for Political Writing
« Reply #10 on: May 18, 2022, 09:39:01 pm »
Fantastic. :scarf
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Re: David Conn Nominated for the Orwell Prize for Political Writing
« Reply #11 on: May 18, 2022, 11:16:58 pm »
He is absolutely brilliant, a well-deserved nomination.

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Re: David Conn Nominated for the Orwell Prize for Political Writing
« Reply #12 on: May 20, 2022, 10:13:42 pm »
Brilliant journalist. Fearless and fair.

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Re: David Conn Nominated for the Orwell Prize for Political Writing
« Reply #13 on: May 20, 2022, 11:08:05 pm »
I'm fortunate enough to know David. Great bloke as well as a great journalist. Here's a piece of his you may not have read on myself and other Rawkites.

https://www.theguardian.com/football/2017/jan/02/hillsborough-disaster-survivors-seek-justice-for-alleged-police-cover-up
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Re: David Conn Nominated for the Orwell Prize for Political Writing
« Reply #14 on: May 21, 2022, 05:00:22 am »
He's been outspoken against sportwashing, too
Yeah, one of the very few to put his head above the parapet regarding Abu Dhabi and their sportswashing.

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Re: David Conn Nominated for the Orwell Prize for Political Writing
« Reply #15 on: May 21, 2022, 09:27:26 pm »
Good for him and well deserved.

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Re: David Conn Nominated for the Orwell Prize for Political Writing
« Reply #16 on: May 23, 2022, 09:49:41 am »
An exceptional journalist.
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Re: David Conn Nominated for the Orwell Prize for Political Writing
« Reply #17 on: May 23, 2022, 02:23:05 pm »
I'm fortunate enough to know David. Great bloke as well as a great journalist. Here's a piece of his you may not have read on myself and other Rawkites.

https://www.theguardian.com/football/2017/jan/02/hillsborough-disaster-survivors-seek-justice-for-alleged-police-cover-up
Cheers Tim for posting that - it's part of the wider, still-untold story that should really come out one day - how they even tried to fuck us over in Warrington........thank fuck for a jury that did indeed see through the machiavellian shenanigans.....

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Re: David Conn Nominated for the Orwell Prize for Political Writing
« Reply #18 on: May 23, 2022, 03:24:55 pm »

An absolute credit to his profession.
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