David is a journalist, broadcaster and columnist. He started his media career as a television researcher, working on programmes such as Weekend World and On The Record. Moving over to print journalism in 1995, David has worked for The Independent, Independent on Sunday, New Statesman, Guardian and Observer. Since 2005 he has been a regular contributor to The Times and the Jewish Chronicle. He is author of ‘Paddling to Jerusalem: An Aquatic Tour of Our Small Country’ (2000) and ‘Voodoo Histories: the role of Conspiracy Theory in Modern History’ (2009). He won the George Orwell Prize for political journalism in 2001 and the What the Papers Say Columnist of the Year award for 2003.