Who cares about journalism? Facts and the aestheticized public in an irrational era
- Date: Wednesday 24 October 2018, 17:00 – 19:00
- Location: Clothworkers Centenary Concert Hall, Music
- Cost: Free
What is the point of journalism in our digital, irrational age?
As a profession devoted to the pursuit of facts, does journalism have a purpose amidst the torrent of seemingly irrational political events?
And how should we as scholars and journalists working both inside and outside universities attempt to study the news?
In this public lecture, Professor C.W. Anderson will explore the relationship between the digital transformation of journalism and democratic life.
He will discuss journalistic authority, the history of data journalism and the emerging aesthetics of the digital public sphere.
This is a free event but please RSVP.