Reuters Institute reveals details for Trinity 2019 seminars

The Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism has announced the speakers and topics for the eight Business and Practice of Journalism seminars taking place at Green Templeton College in Trinity 2019.

The seminar series has been convened by Meera Selva, director of the Institute’s Journalism Fellowship Programme.

Why don’t we take women as seriously as men?
Wednesday 1 May, 14:00
Mary Ann Sieghart, journalist and broadcaster
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British media and populism, and Brexit
Wednesday 8 May, 14:00
Trevor Kavanagh, journalist and political columnist
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Networked news, racial divides – how power and privilege shape public disclosure
Wednesday 15 May, 14:00
Sue Robinson, University of Wisconsin-Madison
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Reputation, trust and keeping watch
Wednesday 22 May, 14:00
Inga Thordar, Executive Editor of CNN Digital Worldwide
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The failure of political journalism
Wednesday 29 May, 14:00
Helen Lewis, Associate Editor of the New Statesman
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Telling the international story
Wednesday 5 June, 14:00
Caro Kriel, Head of International News at Sky News
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Protecting newsrooms from political pressure
Wednesday 12 June, 14:00
Bobby Ghosh, journalist and commentator
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Social media, protest and press freedom in Sri Lanka
Wednesday 19 June 2019, 14:00
Meera Selva, Director of the Journalism Fellow Programme, RISJ
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Each of the seminars is free and open to the public with no registration required. They will all be held in the EP Abraham Lecture Theatre, Woodstock Road (view directions on how to find Green Templeton)

The events are livestreamed via the Reuters Institute’s social media accounts.

The Business and Practice of Journalism seminar series welcomes experienced, informative and inspirational figures from journalism, research, activism and more to share their perspectives on key issues affecting the media.

Discussions last term included digital rebranding of legacy media, the new challenges of trust and misinformation, slow news and reader engagement, and India’s social media elections.

For more information, visit the Reuters Institute website.

Created: 29 April 2019