Melanie Phillips is a British journalist, broadcaster and author. Her weekly column, which is currently appearing in The London Times, has appeared over the years in the Guardian, Observer, Sunday Times and Daily Mail. She is a regular panellist on BBC Radio's The Moral Maze and appears frequently on BBC TV's signature political shows Question Time and The Daily Politics. She also writes regularly for the Jewish Chronicle and the Jerusalem Post.
Her best-selling book Londonistan, about the British establishment's capitulation to Islamist aggression, was published in 2006 by Encounter, New York. She followed this in 2010 with The World Turned Upside Down: the Global Battle over God, Truth and Power, with a foreword by David Mamet and also published by Encounter.