Katharine has been invited to give a talk on ‘Quality assurance and social investment in public service media’ at the UNI MEI World Public Service Broadcasting Conference: Global Values – Quality Services in Vienna, taking place on October 1, 2014.
The conference is hosted and organized by the UNI global union.
The University of Hertfordshire, Hatfield, UK, organizes an international conference entitled Dynamics of Virtual Work Conference: The Transformation of Labour in a Digital Global Economy from September 3-5, 2014. Katharine is invited as a plenary speaker and will talk about ‘Changing geographies of production and consumption in the global online porn industry: the impact on sex workers’.
The conference is sponsored by COST (European Co-operation in Science and Technology), Work Organisation Labour and Globalisation, Competition and Change , Triple C and the Journal of Institutional Economics.
On Sunday, August 31, Katharine was interviewed by the Brussels based Radio ‘Panik‘ on Public Service Media in Europe as the Fourth Estate and its devaluation and the Greek broadcaster ERT. The interview was broadcasted on the programme ‘La Grece qui voyage’.
The book ‘Media and Gender: A Scholarly Agenda for the Global Alliance on Media and Gender‘ (edited by Aimée Vega Montiel) will be launched today at the IAMCR 2014 Conference, in Hyderabad, India. Katharine has contributed the article ‘Power, patriarchy, profit: Barriers to gender mainstreaming in media policy’.
Katharine has recently given an interview to USA Today on the verdict on Rebecca Brooks in the UK media court case. The interview can be accessed here.
The Press Freedom, Privacy and Propaganda Conference on Citizenship and Digital Freedom will be held in Athens, Greece on June 2, 2014. Katharine will be participating as a keynote speaker.
The event is co-organized by the QJNT Synergy, the Press and Media Secretariat of the Hellenic State, the Kathimerini Group and the European Communication Sponsor Euronews.
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An interview on Press Freedom by NERIT in the context of the Greek Presidency of the Council of Europe can be accessed here.
Katharine is invited to participate in a panel discussion dealing with privacy and freedom of information in the digital age (German title: Zwischen Datenschutz und Informationsfreiheit – Wie politisch ist das Private im digitalen Zeitalter?). The panel discussion will be held at the TU Vienna on May 15, 2014.
Further details (in German) can be seen here.
Katharine is invited to give a talk on the closure of the Greek national public broadcaster ERT at a ‘say it.gr’ event in Vienna’s 6th district (Esterhazygasse 29) next weekend. The full programme can be accessed here.
The Academic Council on the United Nations Systems (ACUNS) has invited Katharine to participate as one of the panelists at the official side event on ‘The Safety of Journalists’, hosted by ACUNS on May 15, 2014. The event is jointly organized with the Austrian Foreign Ministry (BMEIA) and the International Press Institute (IPI).