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  2015 and 2016 are the most crucial years in the history of the BBC. It faces charter and licence fee renewal at the same time. What will happen? The BBC enemies are gathering at the gates. UKIP wants the licence fee reduced to £50, the Conservatives are naturally hostile to the BBC, Labour is lukewarm at…

Whose Investigatory Power Is It Anyway?  Security, Source Protection and Surveillance   The government intends to “modernise” the law on communications data with a new Investigatory Powers bill. But will it get the balance right? What are the dangers for journalism and freedom of expression?

Amol Rajan is the first and only non-white editor of a national daily – The Independent – and was the second youngest Fleet Street editor ever appointed.   He will be in Conversation with Phil Harding, the former Editor of ‘Today’ on BBC Radio 4, plus before and after networking with executives.

  Ten Minutes with Matt Stadlen & Guests   Matthew Stadlen made his name with a very innovative BBC News series of ‘FIVE MINUTES WITH..’ in which among those he interviewed in 300 seconds were Martin Amis, Peter Hitchens, Sir Ian McKellen, Stephen Fry and Dawn French.   Tonight he repeats it live. This time,…

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