*Media ownership and regulation are in the spotlight as never before.
*Revelations about the conduct of Murdoch-owned papers have pitched the press into
*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:
£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