BBC journalists among guests in journalism talk series

The “Journalists Speak out on Journalism” series of talks returns in 2013 with a number of big name journalists.

Starting on February 4th, the series begins with leading journalists involved with the ethics campaigning body, the International Communications Forum. Guests include Magnus Linklater, Pam Jenner, Mike Smith and John Bond, who will be discussing whether there is a crisis in journalism.


Roger Mosey, BBC Acting Director of Vision, will give a talk in March about the BBC. Photo: Kat Braybrooke (via Flickr)
David Hall, editor of popular football magazine FourFourTwo, will discuss how to score a winner on the newsstand on February 11th.

February 18th sees BBC Diplomatic Correspondent Bridget Kendall and author, journalist and broadcaster Nabila Ramdani, who will be focusing on the challenges ahead for international reporting.

Freelance writer Ian Sinclair comes to the University of Lincoln on February 25th to talk about war reporting.

Dan Hind, a regular columnist for Al Jazeera online, is discussing the radical change from mass media to public media and the politics of communication on March 4th.

Finally, BBC Acting Director of Vision and BBC’s Director of London 2012 Roger Mosey will be speaking about the BBC on March 11th.

The talks are held on Mondays at 6.15pm in the Jackson Lecture Theatre. They are free and open to the public. A selection of the talks will also be streamed live on The Linc website.

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