2009 Conference

Programme

 

 

 

Programme
 
Conflict Resolution Journalism
 
Friday 19 October 2012
Terrorism
19.30
A filmmaker's responsibilities when portraying war, conflict and terrorism
Screening of "Terror in Mumbai" (BAFTA 2010 Best Current Affairs)
Interactive lecture by its editor, Stefan Ronowicz, followed by Q&A
Chair:
 
Saturday 20 October 2012
Northern Ireland
10.00
Reporting the Troubles - some cases of good and bad practice
Peter Taylor OBE
Chair: Niall Meehan, Head, Faculty of Journalism & Media Communications, GCD
 
11.00
The challenges of reporting on conflict
Anne Cadwallader
Chair:
 
12.00
The media and the Northern Ireland peace process: how has it worked?
Trevor Birney
Chair:
 
13.00    Lunch
 
Human Rights
14.00
Masterclass: Creating an independent documentary on human rights issues — pitching, producing, directing & distributing
George Carey
Stephen Desmond
Chair: Díóg O'Connell, Lecturer, IADT & Co-author, "Documentary in a Changing State" (Cork University Press, 2012)
 
16.00    Coffee
 
Photography
1630
Ethical challenges in conflict photography
Paul Conroy
Chair: Julien Behal, Press Association, AIB Photojournalist of the Year 2012
 
17.30
Panel discussion
 
The Carnegie Challenge — Professional Integrity and Ethics
 
Sunday 21 October 2012
Ethics
11.00
Fostering a strong ethical sense - the role of journalism education and training
Barbara O'Shea
Chair:
 
12.00
The ethics of consent
Alan Gilsenan
Chair:
 
13.00    Lunch
 
Leveson Inquiry
14.00
The need for a change of culture - reflections on the Leveson Inquiry
Blair Jenkins OBE
Séamus Dooley
Hugh Linehan
Dearbhail McDonald
Michael O'Kane
Chair: Emily O'Reilly, Ombudsman and Information Commissioner
 
Integrity
16.00
Keynote address: Journalism – how the only reliable, durable, and perpetual guarantor of independence is integrity
Kevin Bakhurst
Chair: Professor John Horgan, Press Ombudsman
 
17.00
Presentation of the Cleraun Award for Outstanding Contribution to Journalism
 
17.15
Conclusion
 
Students from the DIT School of Media will be reporting on the conference: social media, audio and video.