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  • 2nd European Conference of Future Internet

    Starts: 8:00 am, September 17, 2014

    Ends: 4:00 pm, September 18, 2014

  • CONSULTATION END: Ofcom Consultation on on the UK preparations for the World Radiocommunication Conference 2015 (WRC-15)

    Starts: 5:00 pm, September 19, 2014

    Ends: 6:00 pm, September 19, 2014

  • Digital Britain 2014

    Starts: 9:00 am, September 23, 2014

    Ends: 6:00 pm, September 23, 2014


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Professor of Media and Communications, Joint Head, Department of Media and Communications, Co-Director Goldsmiths Leverhulme Media Research Centre, Co-Director Centre for the Study of Global Media and Democracy Goldsmiths University Website: http://www.gold.ac.uk/media-communications/staff/n-fenton/

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    Juncker’s EU Commission named: two key digital roles announced

Juncker’s EU Commission named: two key digital roles announced

Today, European Commission President-elect, Jean-Claude Juncker, announced the key players in his commission, including some of those responsible for looking after the digital agenda: former Estonian prime minister, Andrus Ansip, and current energy commissioner, German politician Günther Oettinger.
The Commission will need to be approved by European Parliament and then formally appointed by the European Council. […]

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    UK Information Commissioner launches data protection guidance for journalists

UK Information Commissioner launches data protection guidance for journalists

The UK’s Information Commissioner Christopher Graham launched his office’s new guidance for journalists on data protection today. The guidance was developed after an open consultation and in response to the recommendations from the report of the Leveson Inquiry into the culture, ethics and practices of the press.

The guidance covers basic principles of data protection as […]

Rona Fairhead poised to be BBC Trust chairwoman

On 31 August the UK’s Department of Media Culture and Sport (DCMS) announced Rona Fairhead CBE as their preferred candidate for Chair of the BBC Trust. We can expect her hearing in Parliament soon and likely sign off from the Queen. If appointed, she will have to lead the Trust through the BBC Charter renewal process […]

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    European High Level Group on Spectrum Recommends Transfer of 700MHz Band from Broadcasting to Broadband

European High Level Group on Spectrum Recommends Transfer of 700MHz Band from Broadcasting to Broadband

Former European Commissioner Pascal Lamy, who lead a High Level Group on Spectrum formed by the EC, presented the Commission with his report from the group. It contained two recommendations on the use of the airwaves across Europe:

The 700 MHz band (694-790 MHz)  currently used by terrestrial broadcasting networks and wireless microphones should be re-purposed to wireless […]

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    DCMS: Media ownership and plurality consultation report out now

DCMS: Media ownership and plurality consultation report out now

Yesterday, the Department for Culture, Media & Sport (DCMS) and The Rt Hon Sajid Javid MP published a Report on the Government response to the House of Lords Select Committee on Communications Report into Media Plurality. Yesterday’s report outlines the Government’s response to both the July 2013 consultation on media ownership and plurality, and the House of Lords Select […]

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    New consultation on prescribed persons: annual reporting requirements on whistleblowing

New consultation on prescribed persons: annual reporting requirements on whistleblowing

The Department of Business Innovation and Skills (BIS) launched a new consultation seeking views on how the Government implements their recently added reporting requirement: a power in the Small Business Enterprise and Employment Bill to enable the Secretary of State to require persons prescribed under section 43F of the Employment Rights Act 1996 to report annually on whistleblowing […]

By |August 5th, 2014|0 Comments|