Co-Chaired byChannel 4 News' Jon SnowandCNN's Becky Anderson, the 2008 London Media Summit will explore the effects of emerging distribution channels on traditional media. With keynote speeches from:Bill Roedy, Chairman and CEO, MTV Networks International, Alan Rusbridger, Editor, The GuardianandMark Thompson, Director-General, BBCand Stewart Till, Chairman, UK Film Council,this year’s Summit will offer the freshest opinions from the industry’s most senior practitioners.
Entitled,“The Great Debate: How can ‘old’ media survive?”the theme will encourage a lively and engaging debate focusing on the future of four traditional media platforms:
Keynotes and panellists will address the significance of ‘old’ media in politics, society and democracy and explore the impact of change on an industry that educates, informs and entertains people around the world. Speakers will also offer a business roadmap outlining how traditional media companies can best react to change.
With an array of high-profile media leaders taking part,“The Great Debate: how can ‘old’ media survive”will consist of compelling keynote speeches, authoritative panel discussions and excellent networking opportunities on the campus of Europe’s leading business school. We hope you will join us to discuss and debate the exciting and important issues surrounding change in the Media Industry.
Organised by London Business School’s student-run Media Club and in its sixth year, the London Media Summit is an established, not-for-profit event for the media community.
Highlights of the 2008 Summit:
Nick Sallon, Co-President, London Business School Media Club
Welcome from the Chair
Jon Snow, Anchor, Channel 4
Bill Roedy,Chairman and CEO, MTV Networks International
Panel 1 - Music How can labels survive?
Jon Snow, Channel 4 Charles McIntyre, IBIS Capital Danny Rimer, Index Ventures Will Page, MCPS PRS Alliance Nick Raphael, Epic Records
Alan Rusbridger, Editor, The Guardian
Panel 2 - Print How can newspapers survive?
Jon Snow, Channel 4 Stephen Grabiner, Apax Partners Tom Bureau, Magicalia Helen Alexander, Bain Capital Alan Rusbridger,The Guardian
Stewart Till, Chairman, UK Film Council
Panel 3 - Film How can studios survive?
Becky Anderson, CNN Simon Calver, LOVEFiLM Stewart Till, UK Film Council Allon Reich, DNA Films David Garrett, Summit International Ben Keen, Screen Digest
Mark Thompson, Director General, BBC
Panel 4 - TV How can broadcasters survive?
Becky Anderson, CNN Keval Desai, Google Peter Bazalgette, Endemol Paddy Barwise, London Business School Claire Enders, Enders Analysis Carolyn Fairbairn, ITV
Robin Carswell, Chair, London Media Summit Organizing Committee 2008
The London Media Summit 2008 featured top speakers from a broad range of media businesses, as well as from many of the companies which advise and partner with them. Our 2008 speakers included: