Wednesday, 20 February 2013, 6:00PM
Barnard's Inn Hall

The Leveson Inquiry: Trauma or Catharsis?

Professor George Brock

This lecture analyses the crisis of trust and confidence which produced the Leveson Inquiry into the press and looks ahead to the likely outcomes.

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Professor Brock became Professor and Head of Journalism at City University in September 2009, having been a professional journalist prior to that.

He began his reporting career at the Yorkshire Evening Press and The Observer, joining The Times in 1981. After starting at The Times as a feature writer, he became a features editor and, in 1984, op-ed page editor.

He was foreign editor, Brussels bureau chief, European Editor, Managing Editor, Saturday Editor and most recently International Editor in a 28-year career at the newspaper.

He is a board member of the World Editors Forum, and a member of the British committee of the International Press Institute. He broadcasts and lectures frequently and reviews for the Times Literary Supplement.

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20 February 2013

The Leveson Inquiry: Trauma or Catharsis?
Professor George Brock

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