The James Cameron Memorial Lecture series has been running since 1987.
Speakers and topics for each year are listed below.
James Cameron Memorial Lectures
Year, Speaker, Lecture title
- 2016, Gideon Rachman, Foreign reporting in the age of globalisation
- 2015, Gary Younge, Democratic Imbalance: Who Decides What’s News?
- 2014, Christine Ockrent, Journalism's new risks and new rewards
- 2013, Robert Peston, BBC Business Editor Addicts, establishment lickspittles and paranoid monomaniacs
- 2012, N. Ram, former Editor-in-Chief, The Hindu and Group publications Sharing the best and the worst: The Indian news media in a global context
- 2011, Wadah Khanfar, former Director-General, Al Jazeera Network Journalism and a world in transition
- 2010, Leonard Downie Jr, Vice-President-At-Large, Washington Post The new news
- 2009, Joan Bakewell, broadcaster The keeper of the flame: morality and the media
- 2008, Sir Max Hastings, In praise of newspapers: a love affair with print
- 2007, Roger Graef, OBE, Chief Executive, Films of Record Public service broadcasting in the digital age
- 2006, Baroness Helena Kennedy, QCLiberty - the first casualty in the war on terrorism
- 2005, Bill Bryson, writer Notes from all over
- 2004, Greg Dyke, former Director-General, BBC Broadcasters and politicians
- 2003, (No lecture)
- 2002, Jenny Abramsky, The future of radio
- 2001, Tony Benn, The media and the political process
- 2000, Peter Hennessy, Queen Mary Accelerated history? Open government, Whitehall and the press since 1945
- 1999, John Humphrys, Pandering to populism
- 1998, Studs Terkel, The journalist in flesh and blood
- 1997, Alan Rusbridger, The freedom of the press, and other platitudes
- 1996, Roy Hattersley, The unholy alliance: the relationship between MPs and the press
- 1995, Jeremy Isaacs, The reporter's victories
- 1994, John Tusa, Programmes or products: the management ethos and creative values
- 1993, Michael Grade, Violence and responsibility
- 1992, Tom Bower, Robert Maxwell: a very British experience
- 1991, Godfrey Hodgson, Foreign Editor, The Independent Truth, journalism and the Gulf
- 1990, Liz Forgan, Director of Programmes, Channel 4Freedom of expression: the worm in the bud
- 1989, Louis Blom-Cooper, Chair, Press Council The right to be left alone
- 1988, Denis Forman, Granada How many miles to Babylon?
- 1987, Ben Bradlee, Executive Editor, Washington Post Why governments lie.