The 2015 Bruce Jesson Lecture will be delivered by Rod Oram and entitled
‘Follow the money ‒ the future of business journalism’
The feeble state of business journalism in New Zealand and around the world is but a subset of journalism’s general decline. To try to survive financially, many media organisations are increasingly blurring the distinction between journalism and advertising, devaluing both in the process. Yet, there has never been a more important time for business journalism.
Profound change is sweeping through business and economics and the societies they help shape. Journalists should be trying to explain what’s happening – the good and the ill – for the benefit of participants and public alike.
Wednesday 14 October, 6pm
Maidment Theatre, 8 Alfred Street, The University of Auckland
Doors open at 5.45pm, lecture starts at 6pm The Maidment Bar will open from 5pm