A conference examining how TV news has reacted to the major political events of recent years
In an era of massive political uncertainty, the role of television news - still the most popular news source for UK audiences - is absolutely central. This seminar offers academics, students and news professionals an opportunity to exchange views and research and to open up a debate on issues of impartiality, independence and interests. Academics will present research on TV news coverage of issues including:
the EU and Scottish referenda
the 2015 general election
Austerity and economics
Jeremy Corbyn's leadership election
Press regulation debates
Speakers include: Katy Searle (BBC), Tom Giles (ITV), Jane Martinson (Guardian), Paul Mason (documentary filmmaker and journalist), Sue Clayton (Goldsmiths), Justin Lewis (Cardiff), James Stanyer (Loughborough), Emily Harmer (Liverpool), Justin Schlosberg (Birkbeck), Steve Barnett (Westminster), Mike Berry (Cardiff), Marina Dekavalla (Stirling), Glenda Cooper (City), Ivor Gaber (Sussex).
Organised on behalf of Meccsa by the Centre for the Study of Global Media and Democracy, Goldsmiths, University of London
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