Category Archives: Coventry Conversations

Coventry Conversations Autumn programme

Talks by media people at Coventry University. Open to the public. Gideon Coe (Radio 6 Music and Coventry alum) 
ETG3414 Oct13:00 – 14:00 Jon Snow (Channel 4 News) 
Coventry Cathedral15 Oct10:00 – 11:00 Shelly Jofre (BBC Panorama)
 ETG3413:00 – 14:00 Debbie Isitt (Feature film maker and Coventry alum) 
ETG3422 Oct13:00 – 14:00 Professors Richard Keeble, […]

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After newspapers, the future for journalism

A video clip of the announcement to staff at the Seattle Post Intelligencer of the papers’ sale and closure of the print edition. It shows the human dimension to many of the issues covered in the lecture. Let’s salute the professionalism of  journalists who report the news, even if  it is the announcement of their […]

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Lecture flyer

A shameless self-publicist writes … The flyer for my Coventry Conversations lecture  After newspapers, what future for journalism? is out and available for download. The lecture is on Thursday 29th January and open to all. Pete Hnatushka has done a fine job of interpreting the brief for the graphic. The PDF is a 236Kb download.a_mackenzie_flyer

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On Tuesday 20th January President Obama takes office. Millions of people in America and around the world entrust their hopes to the new President. You could watch the inauguration on TV. In the UK, live on BBC 1 at 4.00pm. Also on Sky. You could also watch live on the internet via Hulu, where the […]

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Coventry Conversations 2009

  The excellent Coventry Conversations series of talks by media insiders continues. The winter season features Jon Blair, Nick Davies, John Oucho, David Moorcroft, Andrew Mackenzie, Peter Ogden, Jon Snow, Peter Barron, Richard Keeble, Bob Satchwell, Roger Cook, Martin Lewis and Andrew Vallance. Practitioners and academics in an hour of talk about contemporary issues in […]

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Coventry University Events

Coventry Conversations A series of 12 lectures by visiting speakers from the contemporary media world. Foreign correspondent, sports writer, drama writer, editor, investigative journalist, games developer, screen writer, film director … leading figures share their experience. Starting on 25th September talks take place on Thursday lunchtimes. Talks are free and open to the public. Read […]

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