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Reporting Politics

Join the Department of Journalism Studies and Parliament's Outreach Service for an informal discussion shining the spotlight on political journalism and the sometimes turbulent relationship between press and politics.

Mappin Hall, Sir Frederick Mappin Building, Mappin Street, Sheffield S1 3JD
Thursday 5 March 2015, 6:00pm to 8:00pm (registration from 5:30pm)

David Blunkett MP will chair a panel of journalists and academics as they provide unique insights, strong opinions and lively anecdotes about reporting from the front line on Parliament and politics.

The panel includes:

  • David Blunkett MP (Event Chair, and MP for Sheffield Brightside)
  • Professor Ralph Negrine (Professor of Political Communication, University of Sheffield)
  • Matthew Parris (Columnist and former sketchwriter, The Times)
  • Liz Roberts (Political Reporter, BBC Sheffield)
  • Judith Stamper (University of Leeds, former presenter BBC Look North)

Register your place for free

For further information, please e-mail Daniel Wood on