Nightmare on Cyber Street
Conversation starts at 7.00pm
The Groucho Club, Dean Street, W1D 4QB
They were seen as the digital future - the way forward for journalism. Goodbye print - hello Buzzfeed and Vice. Throw out the old, bring in the news.
But in 2019 a chill has come over the new kids on the block. Staff being 'let go', profits not appearing – and soon they could be the past not the future. What went wrong on Cyberstreet?
Join Peter York and a small panel, which now includes Mimi Turner!
Our panel wil be:
Claire Enders of Enders Analysis is the doyenne of media insight. James Ball, is a former Guardian and Buzzfeed journalist, author of Post-Truth: How Bullshit Conquered the World, published 2017 and Bluffocracy with Andrew Greenway in 2018. Mimi Turner spent a decade in print journalism before joining Vice as Head of Strategy. She is now with radio station operator the Wireless Group.
- Peter York, President of the Media Society - Chair
- Claire Enders, of Enders Analysis
- James Ball, former Guardian and Buzzfeed journalist
Mimi Turner, former Head of Strategy at Vice, now at Wireless Group
Members £12.50, Members’ Guests £17.50, Students £7.50, or Non-members £20.
Students free (please bring ID)
Join The Media Society to enjoy member discounts and other benefits for only £30 per year.
Please see "how to join" on our website - www.themediasociety.com
Exclusive Groucho Dinner Offer
Why not stay for dinner at The Groucho Club afterwards. Two courses and a glass of house wine or a Peroni at a special price of £25.00 per head. Please contact the Club Restaurant directly ahead of time on 020 7439 4685 citing The Media Society and the event. On arrival at the restaurant show your ticket for this event or the ticket confirmation e-mail on your mobile device.