Events

Spinning the Election – who is setting the agenda in the UK general election 2015

Tickets are free on a first come first serve basis. Register here

10 March, 6.30pm – 8pm
The Great Hall, King’s College London, Strand Campus, WC2R 2LS

Join us at this major debate being run by King’s College London, the Media Standards Trust and Ipsos MORI. The event will examine who sets the agenda in general election campaigns and what this tells us about the health of British democracy. The panel will explore the role of the media, social media, parties themselves, the relationships between them and the effect it has on public opinion.

Speakers

Professor Nick Butler (Chair)
Visiting Professor at the
King’s College London
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Dan Hodges
Political Commentator at The Telegraph
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Baroness (Margaret) McDonagh
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Dr Martin Moore
Director of the Media Standards Trust
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John Rentoul
Chief Political Commentator at The Independent
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Bobby Duffy
Managing Director of Ipsos MORI’s Social
Research Institute and Visiting Senior Research
Fellow at King’s College London

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The UK Media and the Police, Roger Graef, Monday 10th November 18:30-20:00

A joint Media Standards Trust – Policy Institute at King’s Event (part of the Media & Public Policy Series)

Venue: Nash Lecture Theatre, KCL (Strand Campus), WC2R 2LS

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Conservative Party Conference Event

The future of press regulation: what should the Conservatives be doing? John Whittingdale MP, Sir Alan Moses (Chair of IPSO), Jonathan Heawood (Director of IMPRESS) and Joan Smith (Executive Director of Hacked Off), chaired by Martin Moore (Director, Media Standards Trust)

Birmingham ICC (Hall 5), Tuesday 30th September, from 8 am until 9.45 am. Further details here

Conservative Party Conference Event

The Media Standards Trust is hosting an event at the Conservative Party Conference in Birmingham on Tuesday 30th September at the ICC, Hall 5 from 8 am until 9.45 am.

John Whittingdale MP, Sir Alan Moses (Chair of IPSO), Jonathan Heawood (Director of IMPRESS) and Joan Smith (Executive Director of Hacked Off) will discuss:

The future of press regulation: what should the Conservatives be doing?

The event will be chaired by Martin Moore, director of the Media Standards Trust.

Coffee and danish pastries will be provided. All those at the conference welcome.

How the Press Covered the Leveson Report Fallout and the Royal Charter

Dr Gordon Ramsay, MST Research Fellow, presents findings of his detailed analysis of press coverage of the Leveson report and its aftermath. Professor George Brock (City University) and Dr Sally Broughton Micova (LSE) will respond. The event, organised by the LSE Media Policy Project and the LSE’s POLIS, will be chaired by Professor Charlie Beckett on Wednesday 16th July 2014, from 17:30-19:00 at the LSE - 32 Lincoln’s Inn Fields (Room G.17). The event is free and open to all. To go please email media.policyproject@lse.ac.uk