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Charlie Beckett

December 2nd, 2010

Media Plurality: the Newscorp/BSkyB Debate

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Estimated reading time: 5 minutes

Charlie Beckett

December 2nd, 2010

Media Plurality: the Newscorp/BSkyB Debate

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Estimated reading time: 5 minutes

Rusbridger

POLIS is holding a panel discussion looking at the issue of Media Plurality in the light of the News Corporation’s bid to take full ownership of BSkyB. And there will be free (festive, surely?) drinks.

Here’s the line-up so far.

Our panel will be chaired by Steve Hewlett, writer, broadcaster and media consultant. The panel will feature: Alan Rusbridger, Editor of the Guardian,  David Elstein (Former CEO, Channel 5) Chris Goodall, Consultant to Enders Analysis on regulatory and competition issues, and a former member of the UK Competition Commission, Professor Steven Barnett, Professor of Communications at the University of Westminster, Pablo Ibanez Colomo (LSE Law) and Damian Tambini from the LSE’s Department of Media and Communications.

It’s Tuesday 14th December 2010 Please arrive for 5.30pm for a 6.00pm start.

The location is the Hong Kong Theatre, Clement House, Aldwych, LSE, WC2 Drinks will be served before the event at 5.30pm and afterwards at 7pm

Please RSVP if you wish to come to polis@lse.ac.uk

Directions and maps.

This event is in partnership with a the LSE Media Policy Project which is a new venture by the LSE’s Department of Media and Communications to create a series of seminars looking at topical media policy issues with a blog.

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