Thursday, 8 February 2007

CYFRWNG 2007 CONFERENCE "Devolution + the Development of Media in Wales"

University of Wales Swansea
13-15 April 2007

The Cyfrwng conference is an opportunity for academics, students and media practitioners to discuss key issues facing the media in Wales. Cyfrwng 2007 is hosted by the University of Wales Swansea and the conference will address debates surrounding devolution and the media, including the relationship between the media and the Assembly, developments in the task of reporting politics in Wales, issues of regulation, changes in the commissioning process, and changes in national theatres. Keynote speakers confirmed for this conference include:

Huw Edwards, BBC News
Rhys Evans, Deputy Head of News & Current Affairs BBC Wales
Lowri Gwilym, S4C Commissioning Editor, General Factual
Clare Hudson, BBC Wales Head of Programmes (English)
Elis Owen, ITV Wales Controller of Programmes
John Geraint, Green Bay
Lord Dafydd Elis Thomas, The National Assembly for Wales Presiding Officer
Leighton Andrews, AM Rhondda
Professor Steve Blandford, University of Glamorgan
Paul Jones, Teledu Apollo
Ed Thomas, Fiction Factory
Angharad Jones, S4C Commissioning Editor, Drama and Films
Peter Edwards, Film Agency for Wales Professor Hazel Walford Davies
Gareth Miles
Michael Bogdanov, Theatre Wales Company
Professor Dai Smith, University of Wales Swansea
Martin Shipton, Western Mail
Spencer Feeney, South Wales Evening Post
Patrick Hannan, BBC Wales
Aled Price, Y Byd
Mary Traynor, University of Glamorgan
Julie Barton
Andrew Jones, GTFM
Rhodri Williams, Ofcom

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