Martin Bright

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Born5 June 1966
UK journalist

Martin Derek Bright is a British journalist. He worked for the BBC World Service and The Guardian before becoming The Observer's education correspondent and then home affairs editor. From 2005 to 2009, he was the political editor of New Statesman. He had a blog for The Spectator, and was The Jewish Chronicle's political editor from September 2009 to March 2013.[1] In 2014 he took a position at the Tony Blair Faith Foundation, but resigned after five months over a lack of editorial autonomy.[2]

Since the late twentieth century, he has particularly covered the rise of Muslim extremism, terrorist attacks in Britain and abroad, and aspects of British governmental relations with the Muslim community in the United Kingdom.[3]


A Document by Martin Bright

TitleDocument typePublication dateSubject(s)Description
Document:The Woman who nearly Stopped the Wararticle19 March 2008GCHQ
Katharine Gun
Iraq Inquiry
2003 Iraq War
Clare Short
In January 2003 Katharine Gun, a translator at GCHQ, learned something so outrageous that she sacrificed her career to tell the truth. Martin Bright on a brave deed that should not be forgotten.
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