Mayor Philip Glanville spoke about local journalism and democracy last night at a panel event at Goldsmiths University.
The Mayor was joined at the ‘Silenced voices: why we need to speak up for local journalism’ event by journalists Hannah Walker, Koos Couvée and Gareth Davies, on a panel organised by Professor Angela Phillips.
You can watch the event on the video below.
Silenced voices: why we need to stand up for local journalism https://t.co/iYRVvMfr2b
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A poster for the event read: “The Grenfell Tower disaster highlighted the necessity for community reporting. So why don’t we hear from the ‘little people’ any more?”
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