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Open lecture at Oxford Brookes: ‘Breaking news – why journalism needs remaking’

Posted on behalf of Oxford Brookes . Blogged by Julia Sadler on 14/02/2020.

Breaking news: why journalism needs remaking

WHEN: Wednesday 13 May, 18:00-19:00 (open to all, not just Brookes students)
WHERE: John Henry Brookes Main Lecture Theatre, John Henry Brookes Building, Headington Campus, Oxford Brookes

In the revolution around the digital transformation of journalism, have we lost the connection between news and democracy? Join the former Guardian Editor-in-Chief, and Principal of Lady Margaret Hall, Alan Rusbridger at Oxford Brookes for his insights into how journalism is changing and needs to change.

This lecture is open to all – you don’t need to be a Brookes student or alumni – but you will need to register here first:

Further Information about the speaker

  • Alan was Editor-in-Chief of the Guardian from 1995 to 2015. He is currently Principal of Lady Margaret Hall, Oxford University, and Chair of the Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism. During his time at the Guardian, both he and the paper won numerous awards, including the 2014 Pulitzer Prize for Public Service Journalism.
  • He was born in Zambia, was educated at the University of Cambridge and lives in Oxford and London. He is the co-author of the BBC drama, Fields of Gold. He is a keen amateur musician and the author of Play it Again. His memoir of journalism and its future, Breaking News, was published in 2018.