Festival of Debate: Is Balance Out of Date? A Survival Guide for Journalism

Council Room, Firth Court, Sheffield

Wednesday, 24 May 2017
6:30pm to 7:30pm


In association with The University of Sheffield

William Horsley, International Director for the Centre for Freedom
of the Media (CFOM) at the University of Sheffield, provokes the question: Is balance out ofdate?

The open Internet age spells information overload and the demise of old media. The tenets of journalism - balance and objectivity - risk being swept away too.

Will new ways be found to hold power to account? Or are we heading back towards information fortresses?


Council Room, Firth Court , University of Sheffield, Western Bank , Sheffield