Henry Moore Room, Leeds Art Gallery, The Headrow, Leeds LS1 3AA
Saturday 8 February, 11.00am – 5.00pm
10.15-11.00 – Registration Coffee, tea and biscuits
11.00-12.00 – The Media and the Election
Dorothy Byrne, Head of News and Current Affairs Channel 4
Professor Dominic Wring, Co-Director Loughborough University 2019 Election Survey
12.00-1.00 – The Press: Ownership, Regulation and Ethics
Louisa Bull, National Officer, Unite’s Graphical, Paper, Media and IT Sector
Nicholas Jones, author and former BBC Industrial and Political Correspondent.
1.00-2.00 – Lunch Break
We will not be providing lunch. There are a number of places to eat close to the conference venue.We will provide a list of them on the day for conference participants.
2.00-3.00 – Broadcasting: Regulation and Impartiality
Dr Tom Mills, Vice Chair Media Reform Coalition and author of
“The BBC: Myth of a Public Service” (Verso, 2016)
Sian Jones (President, National Union of Journalists)
3.00-4.00 – Policing Propaganda: Democracy and the Internet
James Mitchinson, Editor, The Yorkshire Post (tbc)
Peter Geoghegan, Open Democracy speaker (tbc)
4.00-5.00 – Looking Forward: Policies for Media Reform
Dr Justin Schlosberg, Media Reform Coalition
Granville Williams, Editor MediaNorth
HOW TO BOOK AND WHERE TO PAY
If you want to book your place (£10.00, conc £5.00) for the Leeds conference on 8th February send a cheque, payable to CPBF(North), with your name, address and email to:
CPBF(North), 24 Tower Avenue, Upton, nr Pontefract, West Yorks WF9 1EE.
Or you can pay by bank transfer to:
CPBF(North) at the Cooperative Bank,
sort code 08-92-99
account number 65796090
Ref ‘Leeds Conference’
but please post or email email@example.com with your details.
For further information, please contact CPBF(North) by phone at 01977 646580 or 07790958270, email: firstname.lastname@example.org or write to CPBF(North), 24 Tower Avenue, Upton, near Pontefract, West Yorks WF9 1EE