The Geddes Memorial Lectures
By Oxford University
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The Lecture commemorates Philip Geddes, who studied at St Edmund Hall and was a journalist of considerable promise. After graduating he joined the staff of the London Evening Standard, then moved to the staff of the Daily Express. In December 1983 he was in Harrods, the Knightsbridge store, when orders were issued for the building to be evacuated. Realising there was a story to be had, he went to investigate. He was killed by the blast from a bomb planted by the IRA. Philip Geddes was just 24. The Geddes Memorial Lecture is a chance for student journalists to meet prominent figures in the media world, and to hear their views on the state of journalism today.
|1||CleanVideoIan Hislop - Editor, Private Eye, in conversation with Helen Lewis, Deputy Editor, New Statesman||In a change from the usual format the 2017 Geddes Lecture features Ian Hislop in conversation with Helen Lewis, deputy editor of the New Statesman. Held on 3rd March 2017.||13 3 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
|2||CleanVideoBreaking into the Boys' Club: Why British Politics Needs More Women||With Westminister lobby journalism dominated by men, Anushka Asthana sheds light on what it takes for a woman to succeed in modern journalism.||8 3 2016||Free||View in iTunes|