Read The Times’s award-winning columns…for free!

To celebrate The Times’s haul of seven gongs in yesterday’s Editorial Intelligence Comment Awards, we’re giving one and all the chance to read the best from our winning columnists. But hurry, the doors are only open until 3pm on Friday, October 19…

David Aaronovitch wonCommentariat of the Year, the most highly-regarded award for a columnist:

Read his piece about Liam Stacey, the student who was given 56 days in prison for posting an offensive tweet about Fabrice Muamba, the Bolton footballer who collapsed on the pitch during an FA Cup match earlier this year.

Hugo Rifkind picked up Media Commentator of the Year:

Read his piece on Facebook and whether our desire to share everything with everyone might one day fade.

Tim Montgomerie was Political Commentator of the Year:

Read his column on how political competence trumps political celebrity.

Ann Treneman was Sketch Writer of the Year:

Read her lyrical piece on “a mud-slinging, cage-boxing scream-fest” between Ed Balls and George Osborne.

The case of Julian Assange cannot adequately be judged on the pages of Facebook, by a million tweets and counter-tweets or by political balcony declarations and governmental counter-declarations. The appropriate palladium of justice is a law court.

Law academic Gary Slapper thinks the WikiLeaks founder must face rape allegations in a Swedish court

Mark Zuckerberg’s stake in Facebook is now worth a paltry, er, $10.1 billion

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