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Oxford Media Convention 2016

Oxford Media ConventionNow in its 15th year, the Oxford Media Convention traditionally attracts over 300 delegates including leading politicians and policymakers, industry leaders and practitioners, analysts and competitors from across the UK media.

Taking place on Wednesday 2nd March 2016 at the Saïd Business School in Oxford, leading politicians, policymakers, industry leaders, practitioners, analysts and competitors from across the UK media will debate some of the industry’s key challenges:

The Media and Diversity: Not Quite Black And White with Trevor Phillips OBE
Prominence, distribution and discoverability: what, why and how? – with Sophie Jones, head of corporate relations, Channel 4; David Mahoney, director of policy and government affairs, Ofcom; Daniel Wilson, head of UK policy, BBC, and more tbc.
Incitement and National Security. A new architecture to protect freedom – with Thomas Hughes, executive director, Article 19; Chi Onwurah MP, shadow minister for culture and the digital economy; Mark Stephens CBE, chair, Global Network Initiative.
The future of original production in the European single market – with Sally Broughton Micova, lecturer in political communication, University of East Anglia, Jon McVay, chief executive, Pact, Jeremy Oliver, head of internet policy, Ofcom, and Tim Raats, senior researcher, iMinds-SMIT.
The BBC: how to combine accountability to users with innovation and independence – with James Heath, director of policy, BBC; Professor Lis Howell, senior lecturer in journalism, City University; Professor Jean Seaton, professor of media history, University of Westminster, and more tbc.
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