Marie Le Conte is a French-Moroccan journalist based in London.
She worked as the Evening Standard's political diarist and was BuzzFeed News' media and politics correspondent before going freelance three years ago.
Since then, she has written for the Sunday Times, Guardian, New Statesman, Prospect Magazine, Stylist and has appeared on, among others, the Today programme, Newsnight, Victoria Derbyshire and Any Questions?, as well as speaking at Chatham House, Sciences Po Paris, the House of Commons, and the Foreign Policy Centre.
Her first book, Haven't You Heard? Gossip, Politics and Power is out now.