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British Broadcasting in Crisis!




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  • Time

    Conversation starts at 5.30pm - 7th and 8th Dec

  • Location

    RTS website and RTS YouTube channel

Two online events - with star-studded casts to support the Steve Hewlett Scholarship for Media Students.

Participants include two former BBC Director Generals - Greg Dyke and Mark Thompson;
Plus Sir Peter Bazalgette, Executive Chairman ITV and Alex Mahon, CEO Channel Four.

The closing speaker will be the current BBC Director General – Tim Davie.

The Steve Hewlett Scholarship is supported by the Media Society.

Tickets are free.
Please donate to the Steve Hewlett Fund which funds bursaries for media students.
See below for more information.

About these events and to how to book:

British Broadcasting in Crisis
Two online events with star-studded casts to support the Steve Hewlett Scholarship for aspiring journalists.ates-  Monday 7th and Tuesday 8th December at 5.30. GMT
You will be able to watch these sessions via the RTS website and RTS YouTube channel, details of which will be issued in a reminder email nearer the time.

British Broadcasting in Crisis -  The Public Service Broadcasters.
Chair - John Stapleton, Former BBC, TV-am, GMTV, ITV

Mark Damazer
, Former BBC Trustee & Controller Radio Four
Greg Dyke, Former Director General BBC, CEO LWT 
Claire Enders, Founder Enders Analysis
Alex Mahon, CEO Channel Four Television

British Broadcasting in Crisis - The Commercial Channels and the rise of video on demand  
Chair - John Stapleton,  Former BBC, TV-am, GMTV, ITV

Sir Peter Bazalgette, Executive Chairman ITV, former Independent and BBC producer
Claire Enders, Founder, Enders Analysis
Janine Gibson,  Assistant Editor/Editor Special Projects, The Financial Times
Mark Thompson, Former Director General BBC .CEO The New York Times

Thanks given by -  Tim Davie, Director-General of the BBC

More information about the Steve Hewlett Scholarship
The Steve Hewlett scholarship is supported by The Media Society and the Royal Television Society.
Please donate generously here.

The Scholars you have supported to date are:-
Oliver Cummins Hylton - after graduating this year with BA Hons in Broadcast Journalism from Salford University
Olly is now studying for an MA in documentary film making and also working with ITV.

Liam Warden is studying for a BA Hons Journalism at Sheffield University.

Georgia Keetch is studying for a BA Hons Journalism at University of Sussex.

Oisin Tomas Ó Raghallaigh is studying PPE at The Queens University, Belfast.

Khadija Uddin is studying for a BA Hons in Journalism, Communication and Politics at Cardiff University.

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