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The Revolution Will Not Be Televised

Date: Friday 20 October

Time: 16:30 to 18:00

Cost: £6.00/£4.00

Twenty years ago, with no tweeting, texting, selfies or snapchats, news came from TV programmes like Newsround.  Nowadays, Generation Z has the world at its fingers and fame just a million clicks away.  But what is the real impact of this virtually connected world?  Join Chair Sheryl Garratt, writer and former editor of The Face […]

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Lies, Damned Lies and Statistics – why investigative journalism matters

Date: Saturday 21 October

Time: 13:30 to 15:00

Cost: £6.00/£4.00

No one knows if it was Mark Twain or Benjamin Disraeli who lamented the opaque nature of falsehood, but today even they would be astonished at what passes for ‘the truth’.  Amid fake news websites and social media panics, we are surrounded by erroneous facts.  So where are the traditional gate-keepers of truth in a […]

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