Admission Price: Invitation only.
Series: City Speed Debates
City University London is delighted to announce the second of three half-day seminars to be held ahead of the BBC Charter Review.
'The Future of BBC News and Current Affairs in a global digital age' will be the theme of this seminar. These events have become known as 'the City speed-debates' and at the first seminar the Director-General of the BBC, Tony Hall, announced major changes to BBC Production.
|0900||Registration opens, tea and coffee served.|
|0930||Welcome from Professor Howard Tumber of the Centre for Law, Justice and Journalism at City University London.|
|0935||Lord Birt, former Director-General of the BBC, in conversation with Charlotte Higgins, Chief Culture Writer of the Guardian and author of 'the BBC Report' essays.|
|1000||James Harding, Director of BBC News and Current Affairs, will speak then be interviewed by Professor Suzanne Franks and then take questions and comments from the audience.|
|1045||Andrew Miller, Chief Executive of the Guardian Media Group, will be interviewed by Professor George Brock.|
|1145||The role of BBC News in the UK News Market : Panel of Ian Katz, Editor of Newsnight, Michael Jermey, Director of News and Current Affairs at ITV, Olenka Frenkiel, film-maker and former BBC journalist. Chaired by Professor Lis Howell.|
|1220||Future of BBC Current Affairs: Panel of Fiona Campbell, Head of BBC Current Affairs, Kevin Sutcliffe, Head of News Programming for Europe, VICE NEWS, and David Lloyd, former Head of News and Current Affairs, Channel Four. Chaired by Professor Steve Schifferes.|
|1300||Buffet lunch served in room AG03, Ground Floor of College Building.|
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9.00am - 2.00pmThursday 18th December 2014
Centre for Law, Justice & Journalism