Global Journalism Conference

Tuesday 24 May 2016

The Department of Journalism Studies is delighted to announce the first ever conference specially for MA Global Journalism students. This conference will give our students insights into the daily professional lives of journalists especially in the new digital era and the unique opportunity to hear about what it is actually like to deal with UK journalists for the European Commission and the European Parliament. It promises to be an exciting event!


9:15am–9:30am
Welcome and introduction by Stefanie Pukallus, course leader, MA Global Journalism

9:30am–10:30am
Pushing Back: Integrity, Intelligence, and Responsibility in Reporting British Politics
Jon Smith, former political editor, Press Association

10:45am–11:45am
Act. React. Impact – Communicating the European Parliament in the UK
Olga W Dziewulska, Press Attachée, European Parliament London office

Lunch break

1:30pm–2:30pm
The Digital Revolution at the Manchester Evening News
Seb Ramsay, Digital Development Editor, Manchester Evening News

2:45pm–3:45pm
Coverage of the EU in the British Media
Mark English, Head of Media, European Commission London office

4pm–5pm
5 Live's Digital Agenda
Will Cooper, Digital Editor, BBC Radio 5 Live

5pm–5:15pm
Closing comments by Stefanie Pukallus