Conference Sessions

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Keynote Speech: Jeremy Bliss, Lawyer, Campaigner and Film-Maker

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Panel One – The Role of the Editor in the Evolving Newsroom

Chair – Kamal Ahmed (Editorial Director, BBC News); Chris Evans, Editor of The Telegraph; Nancy Fielder, Editor of the Sheffield Star; Alessandra Galloni, Global Managing Editor of Reuters; Vic Motune, Head of News at The Voice; Alison Phillips, Editor of the Daily Mirror

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Panel Two – Investigations: Are they still relevant in the clickbait world?

Charlene White, Journalist and Broadcaster, ITV News; Jane Bradley, Investigations Correspondent at BuzzFeed News; Tom Bristow, Head of Archant Investigations Unit; Jonathan Calvert, Insight Editor at The Sunday Times; Paul Henderson, Deputy Editor of the Daily Mirror; Claire Newell, Investigations Editor of The Telegraph

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Panel Three – The Digital Future: Building Audience and Future-Proofing the Newsroom

Chair: Alison Gow, Editor in Chief (digital) for the regionals division of Reach plc; Christian Broughton, Editor of the Independent; Sarah Brown, Head of News Partnerships for UK/Ireland at Facebook; Professor Lucy Kueng, Senior Research Fellow at the Reuters Institute, Oxford University; James Mitchinson, Editor of the Yorkshire Post and Editorial Director for JPIMedia Yorkshire; Keith Poole, Digital Editor of The Sun

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The Missing Billion: Tracy De Groose, Executive Chair of Newsworks

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Keynote Speech: AC Neil Basu, head of UK counter-terrorism

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Panel Four: Press Freedom: Balancing the Public’s Needs with the Public’s Right to Know 

Chair: Jodie Ginsberg, CEO of Index on Censorship; John Battle, Head of Compliance, ITN; Martin Breen, Editor of Sunday Life (Northern Ireland); Elizabeth Denham, Information Commissioner; The Rt Hon John Whittingdale, former Culture Secretary

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