Whose News? The Seminar

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An exploration of current theories of news production paying particular attention to how audiences have been encouraged to believe that television news should be led by pictures. Who are the news 'gatekeepers', does broadcast news set a benign agenda for the citizen viewer or is news just one strategy by which the ruling elite maintains power?

Editing the News

Panel include:

 - Christopher Cook

 - Cristina Nicolotti Squires, ITN

 - Simon Bucks, Sky News

 - Kevin Bakhurst, BBC News

Part of the Visual Imagery in the Mass Media lecture series exploring the nature of imagery in the media and the strategies employed by broadcasters and journalists to restrict, and often simultaneously exploit, the multiple meanings of those images.

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This event was on Tue, 04 Mar 2008


Professor Christopher Cook

Christopher Cook is a broadcaster and journalist. His work can be found in places such as the Guardian and the New Statesman, as well as...

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