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Data and News Sourcing evening debate: 'We have too much transparency in our society not too little'

BBC College of Journalism, Media Standards Trust, & Royal Statistical Society

Thursday, March 3, 2011 from 6:30 PM to 8:00 PM (PST)

London, United Kingdom

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The BBC College of Journalism, the Media Standards Trust and the science training for journalists programme at the Royal Statistical Society will be holding a public debate on Thursday 3rd March.

The motion for the debate is: We have too much transparency in our society not too little

Speaking for the motion: Rodric Braithwaite (former diplomat and writer) and Kevin Marsh (editor of the BBC College of Journalism)

Speaking against the motion: Mark Stephens (Finers, Stephens, Innocent; also on Julian Assange legal defence team), and Vaughan Smith (founder of the Frontline Club, and currently offering an address to Julian Assange)

Chaired by David Loyn (BBC)


NB this debate follows an afternoon of workshops on Data and News Sourcing (crowdsourcing, government data, semantic web, crime data and reporting, and expert science and health sourcing) taking place on the same day at the Royal Statistical Society. If you would also like to attend the afternoon workshops session, please sign up separately here (all places are currently taken but there is a waiting list): www.datasourcingworkshop.eventbrite.com

 

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Royal Statistical Society
12 Errol St
London
EC1Y 8LX

United Kingdom

Thursday, March 3, 2011 from 6:30 PM to 8:00 PM (PST)


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