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Media Reading Group

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We would like to welcome all those interested in attending the second session of the Media Reading Group, this term, to come and enjoy a lively discussion about the media, freedom of expression, and political responsibility. The meeting will take place in No. 1 Newnham Terrace in Darwin College. Wine and nibbles will be served.

This session we are going to discuss the recent restrictions on and threats to freedom of expression inside Britain itself, in particular the PREVENT strategy and all that it means for the right of universities to host speakers with views that don’t subscribe to ‘British values’, of students and scholars to have the space to think at liberty, and of the media and the academy to investigate and research freely. The following article provides a basis for this discussion:

Tuesday 17 November from 16:30 – 18:30.

The Media Reading Group meets one more time during term. The next meeting is scheduled same place same time on Tuesday 8 December from 16:30-18:30.

Everyone welcome.

Any questions? Please feel free to contact Mike Clark (mdc48)

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