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'Morality and Media in the 21st Century -

A Panel in celebration of the work of Professor Roger Silverstone"

LSE, Monday 16th October 2006:

This event addressed the moral implications of the increasing globalisation of the media and our increasing dependence on those media for our understanding of the other in the world in which we live, the subject of Roger's book, Media and Morality: On the Rise of the Mediapolis (Polity, 2006)"

The panellists were:

  • Charlie Beckett, Director, POLIS, LSE-LCC
  • Lilie Chouliaraki, Research Professor, Copenhagen Business School
  • Daniel Dayan, Director of Research, Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique
  • Stan Cohen, Professor Emeritus, Sociology, LSE
  • Robin Mansell, Professor of New Media, LSE (Chair)
  • Richard Sambrook, Director of BBC Global News

Jennifer Silverstone announced the establishment of the Silverstone Fund|, the aim of which is to create a prize for Excellence in Global Journalism.