What is the price of holding power to account?
Carole Cadwalladr won the Orwell prize for her investigation of the shadowy role of data and donors in the 2016 Brexit Referendum. Her reporting on the damaging influence of big tech and big money in our democracies has won her admirers and enemies all around the world. Since her last appearance at Ireland’s Edge in 2019 she has fought a landmark libel case against Brexit donor Aaron Banks, and has played a key role in founding a new public service journalism group, The Citizens. In front of a live audience at Ireland’s Edge she joined Muireann Kelliher to discuss the personal and the political.