Diasporic Contact Zones at the BBC World Service
HOW DO WE VALUE BBC WORLD SERVICE?
Wednesday 26 March 2014
On the eve of major changes to the governance and funding of BBC World Service, we invite you to debate the challenges it faces at this critical moment in its history. We will also report on our current research into the changing cultural value of BBC World Service.
|Arrival & refreshments
|Presentation: ‘How do we assess the changing cultural value of BBC World Service?’
|Keynote Speech: Peter Horrocks, Director BBC Global News
Discussion Panel: ‘A New Era for BBC World Service’ Chair: Professor Stewart Purvis (Professor of Journalism, City University) Panellists: Lord Williams of Baglan (BBC Trustee) Professor Jean Seaton (BBC Historian, Professor of Media History, Westminster University) Rita Payne (President, Commonwealth Journalists’ Association) Professor Ian Hargreaves (Professor of Digital Economy, Cardiff University) Peter Horrocks (Director, BBC Global News)
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