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Monopolies of Truth

TBA - Nick Davies, formerly of the Guardian, Author of 'Hack Attack' and 'Flat Earth News', Alaphia Zoyab (Avaaz) Ivor Gaber (Professor of Political Journalism) and Tom Watson (deputy of the Labour Party) 

Chaired by Mary Fitzgerald (open democracy) 

Is concentrated ownership of Media companies the main problem with biased news coverage? With HSBC interfering in Daily Telegraph news coverage and allegations of payments to the Evening Standard, do corporations wield too much financial power? Are things going to get worse with online giants like Google and Facebook?

Earlier Event: August 25
Adventures in Democracy
Later Event: August 25
Representation of the People