Conference Celebrating 10 years of Journalism@UL

Conference Celebrating 10 years of Journalism@UL

Conference Celebrating 10 years of Journalism@UL 

 
Date: Thursday April 11, 2019.
 
Venue: Graduate Entry Medical School (GEMS) O- 016
 
 
10.30am: Keynote lecture: 
BBC Africa Editor and UL Adjunct Professor of Journalism Fergal Keane
Topic: Journalism and democracy under siege: how can we combat the threat of fake news and the rise of populism?
 
11.30: Panel discussion on this topic with:
RTE broadcaster Miriam O’Callaghan; Irish Times News Editor Mark Hennessy; Irish Independent Editor Fionnán Sheahan; Professor Maura Adshead – University of Limerick 
Chair: UL Head of Journalism Mary Dundon
 
12.30pm - 1.45pm – lunch 
 
1.45pm – 2.45pm: Alumni panel discussion: 
Topic: How Journalism@UL helped us to secure a successful career in national and international media organisations
Five successful  UL journalism graduates will discuss this topic – Hilary McGann, CNN; Cillian Sherlock, RTE; Irish Independent News Editor Denise Calnan; Andrew Roberts, The Journal and Michelle Hogan, the Leinster Express.
Chair: Kathryn Hayes
  
2.45pm- 3.45pm: Academic research panel discussion:
Topic:  Journalism, Discourse and Inequality.
Dr Fergal Quinn; Dr Martin Power; Kathryn Hayes; Audrey Galvin; Dr Muireann Prendergast and Dr Maria Rieder
Chair:  Dr Henry Silke