The future of media is now. News organizations today face new and numerous opportunities and challenges, from the rise of social platforms, to adapting to mobile publishing methods and rhythms, to deep challenges to traditional business models. In his lecture, Lionel Barber will discuss the FT’s response to disruption -- identifying the role of media in a changing, global, technology-driven world. More broadly, Barber will address the role of news and information in modern society, and how the FT sees its relationship with readers evolving.
Lionel Barber (@lionelbarber) is the Editor of the Financial Times.
Professor Charlie Beckett (@charliebeckett) is Director of Polis and Professor of Media and Communications at LSE.
Polis (@PolisLSE) is the LSE's journalism and society think-tank, a part of the Department of Media and Communications aimed at working journalists, media practitioners, people in public life and students in the UK and around the world.
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A transcript of Lionel Barber's speech is available to download. Download Making News For The New World (pdf).
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