From BBC to GB News: can the media be impartial?

Sunday 29 October 2023
SPEAKERS: Michael Booker, Iain Macwhirter, Helen Searls, Baroness Stowell

Why do comedians keep siding with the establishment?

Sunday 29 October 2023
SPEAKERS: Miriam Elia, Dominic Frisby, Graham Linehan

Misinformation wars: who fact-checks the fact-checkers?

Sunday 29 October 2023
SPEAKERS: Liam Deacon, Andrew Lowenthal, Florence Read

Is AI the end of art?

Saturday 28 October 2023
SPEAKERS: Dr JJ Charlesworth, Vivek Haria, Rosie Kay, Dr Hamish Todd

Sex and drugs and rock’n’roll: has music lost its edge?

Saturday 28 October 2023
SPEAKERS: Professor Aaqil Ahmed, Tom Collyer, Jenny Holland

Publish and be damned?

Sunday 10 October 2021
SPEAKERS: Tim Abrahams, Ben Cobley, Masimba Musodza, Emma Webb

Is woke politics the death of rock’n’roll?

Sunday 10 October 2021
SPEAKERS: Dr Philip Kiszely, Joel Mills

What’s the point of reading novels in an era of Netflix?

Sunday 10 October 2021
SPEAKERS: Elisabetta Gasparoni, George Harrison, Phil Harrison, Michael Nath, Dr Maren Thom

Is ‘Cancel Culture’ killing comedy? Really?

Saturday 9 October 2021
SPEAKERS: Alex Dale, Andrew Doyle, Simon Evans, Josephine Hussey

Can culture survive the culture wars?

Saturday 9 October 2021
SPEAKERS: Jan Bowman, Dolan Cummings, Jonathan Grant, Josephine Hussey, Dr Philip Kiszely

From literature to Twitter: the death of the reader?

Sunday 18 October 2015
SPEAKERS: Professor Teresa Cremin, Professor Frank Furedi, Sam Leith, Laurence Scott

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