City University London presents a half day seminar exploring the public value of the BBC. The seminar offers a range of perspectives on the BBC's role in public life, discussing the BBC Trust, science reporting, research with the BBC and public service...
Dr Sam Friedman
Dr Sam Friedman, from City's Department of Sociology, reflects on the BBC's Great British Class Survey and the relationship between academic research and the BBC.
Connie St Louis
Connie St Louis, Director of City's Science Journalism MA, explores the BBC Trust's Review of impartiality and accuracy of the BBC's coverage of science.
Professor Toby Miller
Prof Toby Miller, from the Centre for Cultural Policy and Management, discusses the BBC's public service broadcasting role using a range of international examples drawn from his work.
Dr Dave O'Brien, from City's Centre for Cultural Policy and Management, presents the findings of fieldwork with the BBC Trust that has investigated how public value plays out in practice.
Opening comments by Diane Coyle, vice chair of the BBC Trust.