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March 19, 2008

Media seminar

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ANNOUNCEMENT - CONFERENCE PROGRAMME UPDATE:
>THE ETHICS OF MEDIA: PHILOSOPHICAL FOUNDATIONS AND PRACTICAL IMPERATIVES
>Centre for Research in the Arts, Social Sciences
>and Humanities (CRASSH), University of Cambridge.
>
>April 4-5 2008
>This conference seeks to contribute to the
>academic and public debate about media ethics,
>that is, about the frameworks within which we
>can ask precise questions about the ethics of
>what media institutions do and reach some
>consensus about appropriate answers. It will be
>one of the first events ever to bring together
>in debate philosophers and media researchers who share an interest an ethics.
>
>Confirmed Keynote Speakers:
>• Baroness Onora O’Neill (Cambridge and the British Academy)
>• John Durham Peters (University of Iowa,
>author of Speaking into the Air)
>Confirmed speakers:
>
>• Nafsika Athanasoulis (Keele)
>
>• Georgina Born (Cambridge)
>
>• Roy Brand (Sarah Lawrence College, USA)
>
>• Lilie Chouliaraki (LSE)
>
>• Nick Couldry (Goldsmiths, University of London)
>
>• David Edmonds (BBC)
>
>• Daniel Dayan (Ecoles des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales, Paris)
>
>• Sabina Lovibond (Oxford)
>
>• Peter Lunt (Brunel University)
>• Mirca Madianou (Cambridge)
>
>• Phil Parvin (Cambridge)
>
>• Amit Pinchevski (Hebrew University of Jerusalem)
>• Don Slater (LSE)
>
>• Barbie Zelizer (Annenberg School of
>Communication, University of Pennsylvania)
>
>• Joanna Zylinska (Goldsmiths, University of London)
>
>Full details of the programme and how to
>register can be found at
>http://www.crassh.cam.ac.uk/events/2007-8/ethicsmedia.html
>
>Advanced registration is strongly advised as places are limited.
>Conference Organizers: Prof. Nick Couldry and Dr. Mirca Madianou
>
>The event is funded by CRASSH and Goldsmiths,
>University of London, with support from the
>Department of Sociology, Faculty of Social and
>Political Sciences, University of Cambridge.
>
>If you have any administrative queries about the
>event, please contact events@crassh.cam.ac.uk

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