In Discussion with John Whittingdale MP
In Discussion with John Whittingdale MP, Minister of State for Media and Data
Tuesday 1 December, 12 noon
Join Society of Editors’ executive director Ian Murray in conversation with Minister for Media and Data John Whittingdale as they explore the latest moves to protect journalists from abuse and assault, initiatives to create more diversity in the newsroom, the ongoing review into the future of radio in the UK, the latest on the government’s intention on Online Harms and the recently announced response to the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) on the economic impact of the digital giants on the media industry.
This event is part of the Society of Editors’ Virtual Conference for 2020.
About our speaker:
Rt Hon John Whittingdale OBE MP
Minister of State for Media and Data
John Whittingdale was appointed Minister of State for Media and Data in the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport on 14 February 2020.
Before serving as the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport from May 2015 until 14 July 2016, he was the chair of the House of Commons Select Committee on Culture, Media and Sport. He is a member of the OSCE and the Conservative Party where he was elected Conservative MP for Maldon in 1992.