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Dorothy Byrne: ‘Human stories keep viewers interested’

Head of Channel Four News and Current Affairs, Dorothy Byrne gave a talk at the University of Lincoln on Monday, October 29th about the coverage of the Arab Spring. David Wriglesworth reports.

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Speaker series attracts big name journalists

John Pilger, Dorothy Byrne and Marc Wadsworth are a number of the big name journalists visiting the university as part of the Journalists Speak out on Journalism series of talks this term.

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Video: BBC’s Rippon and C4’s Byrne debate ‘what’s good journalism’

Angela Rippon and C4’s head of news and current affairs, Dorothy Byrne, debated “what makes good journalism” at the university. Watch the discussion.

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Guest lecturers debate human rights reporting and television ratings

Mike Jempson, a journalism professor, and Dorothy Byrne, head of news and current affairs at Channel 4, discussed whether an obsession with audience size had displaced human rights reporting on television.

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John Pilger to kick off guest lecture series

Renowned journalist John Pilger will be the first speaker in the Lincoln School of Journalism’s series of guest lectures this semester.

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