Media-bashing live

The media is often now seen as being Public Enemy Number One: Of making prime ministers bow to the might of press barons; of dumbing us down through a diet of celebrity gossip and the latest moral panic; and of misinforming us on everything. Is it really possible, as Hugh Grant urged, to separate off the ‘goodies’ from the ‘baddies’ of the tabloid beast? Filmed at the Battle of Ideas, a panel of plucky hacks seem to offer plenty of criticism of the media and their profession themselves. Speakers include: Sean Bell, Nirpal Singh Dhaliwal, Ed Dorrell, Jo Phillips, Jason Walsh, Chair: David Bowden.