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Opening Plenary: Twilight or a new dawn for journalism?

Thursday 11:30-1:00

Shared Lecture Theatre E.1.21

The conference opened with a plenary address by Professor Robert G Picard, a distinguished and world-leading specialist on media economics based at Oxford University’s Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism.

His speech - Twilight or a New Dawn for Journalism? - Professor Picard outlined some of the fundamental changes to the industry in recent years, the issues journalism and journalists face in the current economic and technological climate as well as the opportunities for development.