Cardiff Future of Newspapers Conference
This conference has now passed. Many thanks to all of those who contributed and made the event such a success.
Overview of the Conference
The Cardiff Centre for Journalism, Media and Cultural Studies hosted a conference on 12 & 13 September 2007 called 'Future of Newspapers'.
The Call for Papers generated a substantial response from the international scholarly community, promising lively discussion and debate at the conference. The opening plenary by Peter Preston, ex-Editor of The Guardian (UK) offered reflections on "Trends and Predictions for Newspapers in the 21st Century".
The opening plenary by Peter Preston was streamed live. This has also been available to view since the end of the first day of the conference. View the Plenary (you need RealPlayer for this - download at www.realplayer.com).
The organising themes for the conference sessions were:
- The view from round the world
- New media and the changing newspaper environment
- The newspaper business: ownership; advertising; management; and markets
- Newspaper content & regulation in the 21st Century
- Community, local & regional newspapers
The address of the conference is: Future of Newspapers Conference, School of Journalism, Media and Cultural Studies (JOMEC), Cardiff University, Bute Building, King Edward VII Avenue, Cardiff, CF10 3NB, UK.