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Monday, October 29 • 9:15am - 10:15am
Keynote: The Cambridge Analytica Story

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Last year we had our worst moment at Channel 4 News where we were slammed and publicly rebuked by the regulator after a bad mistake. This year we had one of our finest with Cambridge Analytica. I will look at the remit of Channel 4 News, how it is regulated and how important it is in the world right now given the assault on journalism.

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Ben De Pear

Editor, Channel 4 News, UK
Ben de Pear is the Editor of Channel 4 News - one of the UK’s main news and current affairs television shows.He began his journalism career on the Staines and Ashford News in Surrey as an intern. He joined Sky News in 1994 and went on to become foreign producer based in London 1996-2000. From 2000-2005 he was based in J... Read More →

Monday October 29, 2018 9:15am - 10:15am SAST
Auditorium 3 Wits Science Stadium, Ground Floor