2019 Conference 

 
 

Speakers 

Mar Cabra, ICIJ

Mar Cabra, ICIJ

Will Gore, NCTJ

Will Gore, NCTJ

Polly Curtis, Tortoise

Polly Curtis, Tortoise

Adam Cantwell-Corn, Bristol Cable

Adam Cantwell-Corn, Bristol Cable

Harriet Kingaby, CAN

Harriet Kingaby, CAN

Sebastian Esser, Krautreporter

Sebastian Esser, Krautreporter

Kathryn Geels, Engaged Journalism Ac

Kathryn Geels, Engaged Journalism Ac

Ed Procter, IMPRESS

Ed Procter, IMPRESS

Stephen Khan, The Conversation

Stephen Khan, The Conversation

Olaf Steenfadt, RSF

Olaf Steenfadt, RSF

Anna-Sophie Harling, NewsGuard

Anna-Sophie Harling, NewsGuard

Dame Frances Cairncross

Dame Frances Cairncross

Jane Martinson, The Guardian

Jane Martinson, The Guardian

Lord Inglewood

Lord Inglewood

Alison Preston, OFCOM

Alison Preston, OFCOM

Hardeep Matharu, Byline Times

Hardeep Matharu, Byline Times

 

Programme

09:30

Registration and networking breakfast

10:00

Welcome

THE AUDIENCE 

10:15

CONVERSATION | Who cares about public interest news? 

Dame Frances Cairncross

Author of the Cairncross Review and Chair of Court, Heriot-Watt University

Lord Inglewood

Former Chairman of the House of Lords Select Committee on Communications

With: Jonathan Heawood. CEO, IMPRESS.

10:45

DISCUSSION | You can't please all the people: What do audiences want?

Polly Curtis

Partner and Editor - Tortoise 

Anna Merryfield

Community News Director - Social Spider

Adam Cantwell-Corn

Co-founder, Bristol Cable 

Alison Preston

Head of Research, Making Sense of Media - Ofcom

Chair: Rachel Oldroyd

            Managing Editor, The Bureau of Investigative Journalism.

11:40

Coffee break and networking 

TRUST

12:00

PRESENTATION | Independent and ad-free: The future of news?

Sebastian Esser

Founder of Krautreporter and Steady

Content partner:

12:15

DISCUSSION | Transparency, training and trust: Would you believe it? 

Olaf Steenfadt

Project Director - Reporters Without Borders (RSF)

Will Gore

Head of Partnerships & Projects - NCTJ

Anna-Sophie Harling 

Head of Europe, NewsGuard

Harriet Kingaby 

Co-chair - Conscious Advertising Network

Chair: Ed Procter

            Chief Operating Officer, IMPRESS 

13:15

Lunch and networking 

DEMOCRACY

14:15

CONVERSATION | What the Panama Papers say

Mar Cabra

Investigative journalist & Head of data unit at ICIJ during the Panama Papers investigation 

With: Jane Martinson

           Columnist - The Guardian

14:45

PRESENTATION | The Experience of the Independent Publishers Taskforce

Vanessa Baird

Co-Editor, New Internationalist

Erica Roffe

Managing Editor, Bedford Indpendent

15:00

DISCUSSION | How is independent news addressing the democratic deficit? 

Kathryn Geels

Director - Engaged Journalism Accelerator (European Journalism Centre) 

Valerie Mocker

Director, Development & European Digital Policy - Nesta 

Hardeep Matharu

Editor - Byline Times 

Chair: Stephen Khan

            Editor - The Conversation UK

15:50

Closing remarks

16:00

Drinks reception

 

Gallery

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