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September 23rd, 2011

Polis Media Agenda Talks 2011

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Estimated reading time: 5 minutes

Charlie Beckett

September 23rd, 2011

Polis Media Agenda Talks 2011

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Estimated reading time: 5 minutes

 

 

We have ten top media speakers in our autumn lecture series talking about the UK Riots, The power of the Internet, the Arab Spring, China Media, a vision for the BBC, NGO communications and much more.

LSE students have priority  but we welcome members of the public and media practitioners, too. It’s free but you have to email us to reserve a seat: polis@lse.ac.uk Also, email us to sign up for our newsletter or follow me on Twitter @charliebeckett

Lectures start at 5pm every Tuesday, starting October 11th, in the New Theatre (E171), Houghton Street, London.

NEXT UP:

Tuesday December 6th 5pm:

Bruce Page, “The Murdoch Archipelago”

Veteran journalist Bruce Page will be talking about the new and updated version of his book which looks at the career and significance of Rupert Murdoch.


Here are the details of the previous and upcoming speakers, dates and times:

#PolisTalks

1.October 11th:

Paul Lewis The Guardian

Chair: Dr Damian Tambini (LSE)

2. October 18th:

The Power of the Open Net:

J P Rangaswami Chief Scientist, Salesforce.com, Chair of School Of Everything

Chair: Charlie Beckett (LSE)

3. October 25th:

Middle East Media: Was There A Media Revolution?

Naglaa el Emary  Cairo Bureau Chief and Arab World Special Projects Editor, BBC Arabic, World Service

Faisal J. Abbas: Senior Middle East Correspondent for the International Resource Journal, blogger and researcher into the impact of social media on Arab revolutions

Chair: Fatima Assawi, Freelance journalist and analyst

4. November 1:

Social Media in the Humanitarian Sphere.

Claudia Gonzales, Head of Marketing of The Global Fund,
Chair: Dr Shani Orgad (LSE)

Extra Lecture at 6.30pm Arthur Sulzberger, New York Times (same venue)

5. November 1:

The publisher and chairman of the New York Times, Arthur Sulzberger speaks on on The Continuing Digital Transformation of The New York Times.on Tuesday November 1st in the New Theatre, (E171) Houghton Street, at 6.30pm

Thursday November 3rd:

Them and Us: A Special Relationship?

Polis and the Media Society public lecture

Date: Thursday 3 November 2011
Time: 6.30-8pm
Venue: Sheikh Zayed Theatre, New Academic Building
Speakers: Sarah Lyall, Justin Webb

BBC Today Programme presenter and former Washington Correspondent Justin Webb in conversation with the New York Times’ London correspondent and author of The Anglofiles, Sarah Lyall.

How is the relationship between Britain and America changing in the era of Obama and Cameron? Is there still a unique political and cultural understanding or have we grown apart?

Suggested hashtag for this event for Twitter users: #lsewebb

5. November 8th:

Heather Brooke (Investigative Journalist)
The Revolution Will Be Digitalised.

Heather Brooke is an award-winning writer, journalist and activist. Her unprecedented five-year campaign for the full disclosure of MPs’ expenses led to full-scale reform of the Parliamentary expense system and her story was made into a BBC drama ‘On Expenses’ She is the author of Your Right to Know (Pluto Press) and The Silent State(Heinemann) and her new book is The Revolution Will Be Digitised

Chair: Charlie Beckett (LSE)

You can read more about her new book here:
http://www.guardian.co.uk/books/2011/sep/16/heather-brooke-revolution-digitised-review
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6. November 15:
George Entwhistle Director BBC Vision
Chair: Charlie Beckett
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7. November 22:

Chair:
China panel

Dr Bingchun Meng (LSE)

8.  November 29th

“From Hogarth to hackgate: Does British journalism have an attitude problem?”

Samira Ahmed Journalist

Chair: Alison Powell (LSE)

Tuesday December 6th 5pm:

Bruce Page, “The Murdoch Archipelago”

Veteran journalist Bruce Page will be talking about the new and updated version of his book which looks at the career and significance of Rupert Murdoch.

 

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