Thursday 31 October 17:00 - 19:00

LG02, Professor Stuart Hall Building, Goldsmiths, University of London
80 Lewisham Way
SE14 6NW

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Media Forum: How to Save Local Journalism

Family & Education

Discuss the importance of local journalism and how to save it with a panel of experts

From the Grenfell Tower disaster, to austerity, to Brexit, the decline of local media has had real-life consequences. Join a panel of experts to discuss why local journalism matters, the pressures it is under – and how YOU can be part of the solution.


Lorraine King, former editor of the East London Advertiser, The Barking and Dagenham Post and the Newham Recorder

Maeve Mcclenaghan, investigative journalist for the Bureau of Investigative Journalism

Matty Edwards, reporter for The Bristol Cable

Chaired by Terry Kirby, lecturer in journalism in the Department of Media, Communications and Cultural Studies, Goldsmiths,

Free event followed by a Q&A and drinks reception

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