Why are you so good? - Jeremy Paxman
Jeremy Paxman – the best broadcast interviewer of his generation - comes to the Coventry Conversations live via video link from Television Centre in London. His style, which some see as aggressive, usually gets results whoever the interviewee. Jeremy has just again won the Royal Television Society Presenter of the Year Award. In this Coventry Conversation Jeremy talks about what makes him so good at what he does.
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Racism and the Police - Going Undercover - Mark Daly
Mark’s first media job was working for his local newspaper, The Clydebank Post, in 1999. He was named Scotland’s Young Journalist of the Year six months later and moved to The Scotsman. One year later he joined The Daily Record – the country’s biggest tabloid and spearheaded a number of award-winning undercover investigations. In 2002 he joined the BBC and embarked on a two-year undercover investigation into racism in the Greater Manchester Police Service. The resulting documentary cause
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Moving from Documentary to Fiction - David Pearson
David Pearson is an award winning documentary maker who has turned to fiction. He invented the Cheltenham Screenwriting festival. It is the only festival of its kind in Europe and a huge success – each july 600 flock to the Cotswolds to talk writing for feature films. In this Coventry Conversation David talks about his impressive career.
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Life as a Shock Jock - Jon ‘Gaunty’ Gaunt
He was last week suspended from Talksport for insulting a London councillor on air. Sony award-winning Gaunt, who writes a column for the sun, also called the councillor an “ignorant pig”. This talk was recorded the week that he was sacked and was his first public appearance. With an average audience of nearly a million listeners every day at 10.00, Gaunt was one of Talksport’s highest profile presenters, nothing if not controversial on and off air. In this Coventry Conversation, he talk
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Beginnings - Jon Blair, Award Winning Director and Producer
Jon Blair is a multi award winning film and television producer and director, and is the only director working in the United Kingdom who has won all three of the premiere awards in his field; an Oscar, an Emmy (twice) and a British Academy Award. In this Coventry Conversation you can hear Jon talking about his career.
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How to Stay in the Radio Business - Tom Reeves
Tom Reeves is currently the Producer of ‘Breakfast with Andy Goulding’ on Mercia FM. Tom began working at Red Dragon FM in 2002 and became Breakfast Producer in December 2004. He won the best Breakfast Show award at GCap Boot Camp Awards and In 2008 he left Red Dragon to launch a new breakfast show at Mercia, which has so far shown an increase in audience figures of 14,000 listeners. In this Coventry Conversation, you can hear Tom talking about how to stay in the radio business.
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Money Saving Expert Martin Lewis
Martin is an award-winning TV and radio presenter, national newspaper columnist and bestselling author. An ultra-specialised journalist, he spends his life focusing on how to cut bills without cutting back. He is also an innovator/entrepreneur and his website, moneysavingexpert.com, is one of the most visited destinations on the Here he speaks live to Coventry Conversations via video link from BBC Television Centre. This podcast was recorded on 13th March 2009.
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How to Write a Biography - Carole Angier
Carole Angier is the award-winning biographer of Jean Rhys (1985 8 1990). Her biography of the great Italian writer Primo Levi, was published in the UK and the US in 2002 to critical acclaim. Here she discusses how to write about people.
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Is there a Crisis in World Journalism? Dr George Nyabuga
Dr George Nyabuga is an award-winning journalist and acclaimed media trainer. He joined Media Convergence Group as Managing Editor earlier this year and has key responsibilities across the Group's multi-media platforms. Dr Nyabuga holds a PhD in Politics, History and Media and a Masters in Online Journalism. Nyabuga brings wide-ranging hands-on experience as a journalist in Kenya, South Africa and the US. He has taught journalism, media and cultural studies at Worcester and Coventry universities
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Is there a Crisis in World Journalism? Professor Adrian Monck
Professor Adrian Monck is Managing Director and Head of Communications and Media at the World Economic Forum. The Forum is an independent, international organisation incorporated as a not-for-profit foundation in Geneva, Switzerland. He was educated at Oxford University and London Business School and went on to be an award-winning broadcast journalist with CBS News, ITN and Sky News. His work at Dunblane and in Bosnia received awards from the Royal Television Society, and on Rwanda won the speci
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Is there a Crisis in World Journalism? Nick Davies
Nick Davies has been named Journalist of the Year, Reporter of the Year and Feature Writer of the Year for his investigations into crime, drugs, poverty and other social issues. Hundreds of journalists have attended his masterclass on the techniques of investigative reporting. He has been a journalist since 1976 and is currently a freelance, working regularly as special correspondent for The Guardian. He was the first winner of the Martha Gellhorn award for investigative reporting for his work o
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The Internet - David J. Malan, Harvard Computer Science
Networks: clients and servers, peer-to-peer, LANs and WLANs, the Internet, and domains. Email: addresses; IMAP, POP and SMTP; netiquette; spam; emoticons; snail mail; and listservs. SSH. The World Wide Web: URLs and HTTP. Blogs. Instant messaging. SFTP. Usenet.
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Celebrating the American Archive of Public Broadcasting
Festivities celebrating an unprecedented and historic collection of American public radio and television content, dating back through the 1950s, that will be permanently preserved and made available to the public through a collaboration between the Library of Congress and WGBH Boston. Speakers at the event included U.S. Senator Edward Markey, Librarian of Congress James H. Billington, Patricia Harrison, Patricia Cahill, Bruce Ramer and Jon Abbott. For transcript, captions, and more information
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Panel 3: Tapping into Fear, Anger and Resentment
Fractures, Alliances and Mobilizations in the Age of Obama: Emerging Analyses of the 'Tea Party Movement' Panel 3: Tapping into Fear, Anger and Resentment: The Tea Party and the Climate of Threat Presenters: Lisa Disch, Professor of Political Science and Professor of Women's Studies, University of Michigan Charles Postel, Associate Professor of History, San Francisco State University Chip Berlet, Senior Analyst, Political Research Associates Devin Burghart, Vice President, Institute for Re
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Digitizing Heritage or reconstructing Imagination [Digitalizando la herencia o reconstruyendo la ima
To advance the theme of digital conservation of heritage and tie it to museums, we report on two case studies of digitising archaeological sites; the first is the remains of a typical Scottish Crannog typical of the sixth-century BC., and the second is a UNESCO protected site in the Middle East (the desert castle of Qusayr Amra, Jordan), which dates back to early 8th century. Then we relate both to our investigation into embodiment, interaction and metaphor in virtual environments.
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A Voice Like No Other: The future of Australian drama on the international stage
Award-winning young Australian playwright Tommy Murphy investigates a distinctly Australian dramatic voice and the often surprising responses from overseas audiences and practitioners. Murphy’s critically acclaimed new play Gwen in Purgatory is... (Running Time 53:58)
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Porter, M. E. (1990) The Competitive Advantage of Nations, New York, The Free Press.
Postman, N. (1998) ‘New technology keeps whizzing into our lives’, The Guardian, 5 December (The Editor, pp. 12–13).

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A special message from SMU President R. Gerald Turner about Family Weekend
Welcome to Family Weekend! This popular tradition is a special time for you to share campus life with your student. We hope your family will take advantage of the opportunity to visit your student's classes, meet with faculty and enjoy activities on the Boulevard before cheering on the Mustangs against the TCU Horned Frogs.
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