"Assange, Snowden and the Future of the Security State"
Professor Gavin MacFadyen Director the Centre for Investigative Journalism
18:00,3rd October, 2013
Westminster Forum, 5th Floor, 32-38 Wells Street
The Security and International Relations Programme is delighted to welcome Professor MacFadyen who will speak on privacy, journalists source protection, the growth of the secret police, the role of the mainstream media and the fight for the Internet.
Professor Gavin MacFadyen is the Director the Centre forInvestigative Journalism at City University in London and a television Producer and Director.
He was involved in the Amnesty Award winning Channel 4 Dispatches programme based on the WikiLeaks Iraq War Logs and has spoken publicly on the subject of Transparency, Accountability and whistle-blowing.
The Centre for Investigative Journalism has trained over 1000 journalists and graduate students and has conducted training programmes in over 20 countries including the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism, and numerous international conferences.
CIJ has recently established Britain’s first Whistle Blowers organisation to encourage more truth telling insiders to inform the public of their concerns with safety. It was this work which brought him into contact with Julian Assange in 2007
For further information please contact Dr Aidan Hehir@wmin.ac.uk