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Mark Thompson presents the Steve Hewlett Lecture 2019




  • Time

    Conversation starts at 6.30pm

  • Location

    University of Westminster, 4-12 Little Titchfield Street, London W1W 7BY

Mark Thompson, President and CEO of the New York Times, gives the third Steve Hewlett lecture 2019.

“A Question of Sovereignty: Brexit, digital disruption and the fate of British media”

Mark Thompson - one of Forbes’  “Top 100 most powerful men in world in the world” has restored the  fortunes of this great world newspaper, making it the it the first  to exceed a million subscribers (currently 2.9 million). 

He has a unique vantage point on the global media as before leading the New York Times he was Director General of the BBC from 2004 to 2012, and CEO of Channel 4 from 2002-4.  He took over as Director General after Greg Dykes troubled resignation. 
Mark Thompson will describe the unprecedented tensions between politics, Mainstream Media and new media in Brexit Britain.

See past events:
Nick Robinson 2017
Charlotte Moore 2018

All net proceeds to the Steve Hewlett Scholarship Fund
Drinks afterwards courtesy of BBC Studios
Jointly promoted by The Media Society and the Royal Television Society
All tickets priced at £15.00

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Event Details:
Date: Tuesday 24 September 2019
Time: 6.00pm for a 6.30pm start

Booking details
All tickets are £15.00 (no concessions)
Tickets are non-refundable and must be booked in advance.


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