21st Feb 2017

February 2017 Council Meeting

Items on the agenda at the February Council Meeting included

  • The Future of the News Industry, an examination of how digital news services are changing the news landscape and the effects that this will have upon the rest of the media landscape:
    • introduced from Prof. Stewart Purvis CBE (Professor of Television Journalism, City University)
    • followed by presentations and participative discussion with Patrick Walker (Director of Media Partnerships EMEA, Facebook) and Ben De Pear, ‎(Editor, Channel 4 News, ITN)
  • The Business Opportunities for the Creative Industries in China:
    • introduced with a BSAC Business Briefing from Ben Keen
    • followed by presentations and participative discussion with John Howkins (Director, ITR & Co.) and Dr Martin Smith (Special Advisor and Policy Spokesman, Ingenious)
  • Updates on the latest developments around European Portability Regulation
  • Reports upon the progress of and discussions about the next steps of BSAC’s response to the Government’s Industrial Strategy Green Paper.

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