Content Wars: The Societal Roles and Responsibilities of Media Organisations Today

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A Distinguished Speaker Seminar with Biz Stone and Dame Carolyn McCall in conversation with Dean Peter Tufano.
We are bombarded with news, information and entertainment from a growing number of content providers and technology platforms. In this hyper connected age, what are the responsibilities of leading organisations in terms of content and how it is delivered, and what trends do they believe are shaping the near future?

About the speakers

Biz Stone is best known as a technology company founder (Twitter, Medium, Jelly) and angel investor (Square, Slack, Pinterest). A progenitor of social media, Stone has been developing large scale systems that facilitate the open exchange of information for 20 years. Stone is also an author, filmmaker, philanthropist, and Visiting Fellow at Oxford University. Honors include TIME’s 100 Most Influential People in the World, The Economist’s Innovation Award, and Vanity Fair’s 2019 Global Goals List. Biz rejoined Twitter full time in 2017.

Carolyn McCall became ITV’s Chief Executive and a member of the Board of ITV in January 2018. Before joining ITV, Carolyn was the Chief Executive of Easyjet plc from 2010 to 2017 and prior to this she held several roles at the Guardian Media Group plc, including the position of Chief Executive.