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The Backbench Live: The Changing World of Journalism

  • Appleton Tower Lecture Theatre 5 (map)

EPU is thrilled to present the first ever Backbench Live event. Together with our fantastic radio hosts Andrew Womer and Abi Rakheja, we will be joined by Myra MacDonald and Hamish Macdonell, two respected journalists, who will be discussing the changing world of journalism.

Myra MacDonald is an international journalist and author specialising in South Asian politics and security. She formerly worked for Thomson Reuters in Europe, the Middle East and South Asia. She has been Chief Correspondent in France and Bureau Chief in India. She has just published her second book about India and Pakistan, titled "Defeat is an Orphan, How Pakistan Lost the Great South Asian War.

Hamish Macdonell is a former political editor for Scotsman and one of the longest-serving political journalists in Scotland. Currently a company director of Holyrood News he has spent his working life getting to know every politician and influential figure in government in Scotland and Westminster.

Come around and join us next Thursday !

Later Event: March 8
The Annual SPS Ball