TUC Conference - Taking on the Media Barons: How can we make the media fair for all?

Printable version Tuesday 14 February 2012 Last updated at 18:52

Saturday 17th March, 10-4pm, TUC Congress House, 23-28 Great Russell Street, London WC1B 3LS

  • Media ownership and regulation are in the spotlight as never before.
  • Revelations about the conduct of Murdoch-owned papers have pitched the press into crisis.
  • The Leveson Inquiry is lifting the lid on the truth behind the headlines and there is now a once in a generation chance for real reform.
  • On Saturday 17 March, politicians, union representatives, journalists, campaigners, commentators and academics will debate how we can reform the media.

, Confirmed speakers include:

• Frances O'Grady TUC Deputy General Secretary

• Michelle Stanistreet NUJ General Secretary

• Tony Burke Assistant General Secretary Unite

• Granville Williams Campaign for Press and

Broadcasting Freedom

• Tom O'Malley Professor of Media Aberystwyth

University/ CPBF

• James Curran Co-ordinating Committee for

Media Reform

• Natalie Fenton Professor of Media and

Communications Goldsmiths College

• Jim Boumelha International Federation of Journalists

• Luke Crawley Assistant General Secretary BECTU

• John Hendy QC NUJ counsel at the Leveson Inquiry

• Harriet Harman Shadow Secretary of State for

Culture, Media and Sport

To register for the event:

Conference fee:

£10 registration or £6 unwaged

Cost includes refreshments and lunch.

For more information, reserve a place or

to pay by cheque:

Contact Mike Smith

Tel: 020 7467 1228

Email: msmith@tuc.org.ukS

 

TUC/NUJ/CPBF conference

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