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April

Lecture by Home Secretary Charles Clarke

Monday 24th April 2006

Home secretary Charles Clarke gave the first lecture a series which will address the current state of the news media. It inaugurates Polis: teaching, research, policy and debate in the news media marketplace, a joint initiative between LSE and the University of Arts London, which seeks to examine the changing role of media in the world. |: teaching, research, policy and debate in the news media marketplace, a joint initiative between LSE and the University of Arts London, which seeks to examine the changing role of media in the world.

Charles Clarke was appointed home secretary in December 2004. Prior to this, he was secretary of state for education and skills, from 2002-04.

Sir Michael Bichard chaires this event.


October

Morality and Media in the 21st Century

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.  | Audio|, the aim of which is to create a prize for Excellence in Global Journalism.


November

The Impact of Mobile TV

Friday 10th November 2006

How will mobile TV transform viewers' experience and change advertising?

Join Nokia and the London School of Economics for a special event to discuss the impact of Mobile TV on the broadcasting and advertising industries

With commercial mobile TV services currently launching in Europe, we would like to invite you to attend a high-level panel discussion covering the impact of mobile TV on how people consume television (including what people will watch, where they will watch it and when they will watch) and what opportunities mobile TV will bring to the advertising industry.

The panel will be chaired by Dr Shani Orgad from the Department of Media & Communications at the LSE and feature senior executives from the mobile, broadcasting and advertising industries including Harri Mannisto, Director, Multimedia, Nokia; Peter Cowley, Director of Digital Media, Endemol, and Alfonso Marone from Spectrum Strategy Consultants.

The event is being held to mark the launch of the first comprehensive study into the impact of mobile TV on these industries, conducted by the LSE.

Date: Friday 10th November 2006
Time: 1pm
Venue: BAFTA (the screening room), 195 Piccadilly, London W1J 9LN

Please RSVP to enterprise@lse.ac.uk indicating your name and affiliation. If we run out of places, we will let you know by e-mail. Otherwise, please assume your attendance is confirmed. |indicating your name and affiliation. If we run out of places, we will let you know by e-mail. Otherwise, please assume your attendance is confirmed.

A Panel in celebration of the work of Professor Roger Silverstone 

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