Top editors, renowned correspondents and industry experts will come together next month at the Society of Editors Media Freedom Conference to debate the Future of News
Taking place at the Leonardo Royal Hotel in London on 15 March 2023, the event will feature an editors’ panel dedicated to highlighting current threats to press freedom alongside confirmed speakers including BBC presenter Clive Myrie, Daily Mirror editor-in-chief Alison Phillips and Vice World News reporter and TikTok newsgathering pioneer Sophia Smith Galer.
The conference will bring together more than 200 leading editors and journalists from all sectors of the UK national, broadcast and regional media with discussions on the future of royal reporting, the opportunities and risks posed by the use of AI, how to engage new audiences and secure subscribers and trust and transparency in the industry.
Looking ahead to next month’s conference Dawn Alford, executive director of the Society of Editors said: “We are delighted that such renowned editors, journalists and industry experts will be headlining the Society’s programme on 15 March and we look forward to welcoming all our members and attendees to a fantastic day looking at what lies ahead for the industry.”
A full list of speakers announced so far can be on the Society’s website. Read more here.