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'So Then Its Farewell': Sir Christopher Meyer in Conversation with Raymond Snoddy
6.30 - 8 London College of Communications, Elephant and Castle 12 Jan, 2009
POLIS, in parternship with The Media Society a... read more

Clay Shirky

Here Comes Everbody: How change happens when people come together
6.30-8 Hong Kong Theatre, Clement House, LSE 03 Feb, 2009
Charlie Beckett , the Director of POLIS, will ... read more

Robin Mansell

The Internet and Its Myriad Ways: An Asian Perspective
6.30 - 8 Hong Kong Theatre, Clement House 10 Feb, 2009
Chaired by Professor Robin Mansell , POLIS Adv... read more


Why did nobody tell us? Reporting the Global Crash of ‘08
6.30 - 8 Old Theatre, Old Building, London School of Economics 23 Feb, 2009
On Monday 23rd February from 6.30 - 8 , POL... read more


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Why did nobody tell us? Reporting the Global Crash of ‘08

Davies Date: 23 Feb, 2009

Following on from the launch of a ground breaking POLIS report by Dr. Damian Tambini, "Journalism as a Social Compact: The Rights and Duties of Financial and Business Journalists",  POLIS in partnership with the Media Society and Society of Editors, will hold an event on Monday February 23rd.

"Why did nobody tell us? Reporting the Global Crash of ‘08" will discuss the reporting leading up to the global credit crash of 2008. Chairing the event is Howard Davies, along with Evan Davis of the BBC; Alex Brummer of the Daily Mail, Vince Cable MP, Liberal Democrats Shadow Chancellor and Gillian Tett, Assistant Editor, The Financial Times, as key pannelists. Other panellists TBC. For more information please click here.