Dr.Brian Hamilton-Tweedale, Head of Department of Media Arts and Communication at Sheffield Hallam University, United Kingdom spoke on "The Leveson Inquiry and the ethics of the British Press", as part of Igniting Mind Lecture Series organized by the JLU School of Media & Communication.
The Leveson Inquiry is a judicial public inquiry into the culture, practices and ethics of the British press following the News International phone hacking scandal, chaired by Lord Justice Leveson, who was appointed in July 2011.
Dr.Tweedale spoke at length about the fine line between contemporary media practices and evolving narrative on regulation and ethics of reporting. Students, faculty and special external invitees attended the lecture and interacted with Dr.Tweedale and Mr.Colin Pon, senior Lecture, Film and Media Production from Sheffield Hallam University.
Later Sheffield Hallam team met with the faculty & students of School of Media and Communication and saw various audio, video, TV, Design, Research and print production suites in SoMC.
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