Students’ Union Auditorium, 6pm, 14 October 2014
The first SPERI event of the academic year will be a panel discussion between a group of eminent journalists all of whom report on and write about the economy from different positions and perspectives. They will reflect on their roles and working assumptions, debate issues amongst themselves and answer questions from the audience.
Confirmed speakers include:
Aditya Chakrabortty – Senior Economics Commentator at The Guardian
Frances Coppola – former banker and now Associate Editor and Blogger on economic and financial issues at Pieria
Paul Mason – Economics Editor at Channel 4 News
Sarah O’Connor – Economics Correspondent at The Financial Times and voted Business and Finance Journalist of the Year at the 2014 British Press Awards
The panel will be chaired by Peter Cole, Professor Emeritus of Journalism Studies at the University of Sheffield and formerly founding Editor of The Sunday Correspondent and Deputy Editor of The Guardian.
To attend this event please register on eventbrite: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/reporting-the-political-economy-tickets-12524004635