[Air-L] Final reminder: Broadcast News and the Active Citizen conference, University of Leeds, 7 January

bl506 at york.ac.uk bl506 at york.ac.uk
Fri Dec 28 13:13:34 PST 2007


payment in the post.

Brian

On Dec 26 2007, Stephen Coleman wrote:

> BROADCAST NEWS AND THE ACTIVE CITIZEN A Dialogue between Media 
> Researchers and Practitioners about the changing relationship between 
> Broadcast News and Citizenship
>
>Monday, January 7, 2008, University of Leeds
>
>KEYNOTE SPEAKERS
>
>PETER HORROCKS, Head of (the recently converged) BBC Newsroom
>JOHN DOWNING, Southern Illinois University (author of Radical Media)
>
>Presenters include:
>
>Brian McNair, University of Strathclyde
>Chris Atton, Napier University
>Nick Couldry, Goldsmiths College - University of London
>Vicky Taylor, BBC Interactive
>Simon Bucks, Sky News
>Mark Waddington, ITV Local
>
>
> USER GENERATED CONTENT - CITIZEN JOURNALISM - INTERACTIVITY - PRODUSAGE - 
> COMMUNITY MEDIA - LOCALISM
>
> Broadcast news institutions are responding in unprecedented ways to a 
> public which increasingly produces and consumes its own journalism. The 
> conference will explore the changing relationship between Broadcast News 
> and Citizenship. These trends challenge traditional notions of 
> citizenship and the role of broadcasters. While enabling exploration of a 
> broad range of topics related to these phenomena, we seek to develop 
> insights, in particular, into how the major news broadcasters of the UK - 
> at the local and national levels - adapt to an increasingly active, 
> engaged, and demanding public.
>
>
> The cost of the conference (including lunch and wine reception) is ?25. 
> The reduced fee for students/unwaged is ?10. For information or to 
> register, please visit: http://ics.leeds.ac.uk/news-citizen 
> <https://outlook.leeds.ac.uk/exchweb/bin/redir.asp?URL=http://ics.leeds.ac.uk/news-citizen> 
> <https://outlook.leeds.ac.uk/exchweb/bin/redir.asp?URL=http://ics.leeds.ac.uk/news-citizen 
> <https://outlook.leeds.ac.uk/exchweb/bin/redir.asp?URL=https://outlook.leeds.ac.uk/exchweb/bin/redir.asp?URL=http://ics.leeds.ac.uk/news-citizen>
> > . Contact news.citizen at leeds.ac.uk for further information or (from 2 
> January) call Sarah Ventress on 0113-343-5805
>
>
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-- 
Brian D. Loader, 
Co-Director, 
Social Informatics Research Unit,
Department of Sociology,
Wentworth College,
University of York,
Heslington,
YORK YO1 5DD.
United Kingdom.

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