Event produced by John Mair, and organised jointly by the LSE Media Group, POLIS and the Media Society
Chair: Roger Bolton - Presenter 'Sunday' and 'Feedback', BBC Radio Four. Former Presenter ,Right to Reply', Channel Four and former editor, 'Panorama'.
Counsel: Mark Stephens, Media Lawyer, Finer Stephens Innocent
- David Elstein - former Chief Executive Channel Five; former Controller Programmes, Thames Television
- Neil Midgley - TV Editor, The Daily Telegraph
- Paul Watson - Documentary Maker, "Malcolm and Barbara: Love's farewell"
- Stephen Whittle - former Controller Editorial Policy, BBC; Secretary, Broadcasting Complaints Commission
- 'Nasty Nick' Bateman - 'Big Brother' survivor
"Telly has had a torrid 2007. Under fire for fake competitions, phone-ins that are scams and documentaries that are 'fakes', public trust has plummeted, with the audience relationship sorely tested. Examine the issues in forensic detail with the best brains in the business: join us as we put TV on Trial."
Attending the event
As this is a joint event, entrance is free and open to all with no ticket required, on a first-come, first-served basis.
The New Theatre is in the East Building, the entrance to which is just to the right of the Student Shop on Houghton Street.
Added by nico_macdonald on August 17, 2007