Performance Area, Linen Hall Library, 17 Donegall Square North
27th March: 7.00pm – 8.15pm
Are audiences interested in global humanitarian affairs? Does existing news coverage serve their needs and the needs of international aid?
BBC World Service Group Director Jamie Angus, Dr. Mel Bunce, founder of the Humanitarian News Research Network and Senior Lecturer in Journalism, City, University of London, Rose Caldwell, Chair of the International Broadcasting Trust and aid and development agency members discuss the state of reporting on humanitarian issues within a news agenda seen as being dominated by Brexit and Trump.
The Q&A session is hosted by former BBC Panorama reporter Declan Lawn, and is organised by the International Broadcasting Trust (IBT), the Coalition of Aid and Development Agencies Northern Ireland (CADA NI) and Humanitarian Journalism.