Television news, young people and politics: Generation disconnected?BFI SOUTHBANK
December 7-9 2007Day 1 (Friday 7th) : Television News and Young People
Introduction: TV News: Is it Criminalising Young People ?
Roundtable: Broadcasters and Young People
Mike Wayne (Chair)
Jon Snow (C4 News)
Deborah Turness (ITV/ITN News)
Tim Levell (BBC)
Roundtable: Changing the Agenda?
Alison Preston (OFCOM/Chair)
Adam Gee (C4)
Melanie Essex (BBC);
Chris Shaw (C5).
Cary Bazalgette (Media Researcher);
Young People as News Producers:
Mark Reid (BFI/Chair)
Steve Goodman (Educational Video Centre, New York)
Helen Philpot (Propeller TV)
Denise Rose (Mouth That Roars)
Day 2 (Saturday 8th) : Television and Politics
TV News and the Representation of Politics:
Mike Wayne (Brunel University)
Margaret (Scammell (LSE)
Greg Philo (University of Glasgow)
12-1: Broadcaster Respondent: Nick Robinson (BBC Chief Political Correspondent)
News, New Media and the Internet
Natalie Fenton (Goldsmiths)
James Dubern (Current TV)
Michelle Golding (Filmmaker)
Broadcasting and Society
Steve Barnett (University of Westminster)
Carole Tongue (Former MEP)
David Miller (University of Strathclyde)
Day 3 (Sunday 9th): Citizenship
Public Service Broadcasting and the Regulators
David Buckingham (Institute of Education)
Sylvia Harvey (University of Lincoln)).
Julian Petley (Brunel University)
1.00-2.00: Report from the Charter working group. *
2.30-3.30: Screening two news items on the conference made by young people **, plus final summing up.________________
* During the conference a working group made up of young people and broadcasters will discuss some of the initial principles for drawing up a Charter of Television News and Information Rights for Young People.
**During the conference two news teams made up of young people will produce short videos about the conference to be screened on day three. One team will produce a video in the style of a mainstream news broadcast, another will be encouraged to produce a more independent/alternative take on the conference and the issues it raises.
NB: Before 11am, entrance to the BFI Southbank is either through the film café facing the river or through the old NFT entrance by the box office.