London event: The Return of the Public - Journalism and Democracy in the 21st Century

Monday 25th October, 7pm. Kings Place, London N1 9AG.
19 October 2010

Dan Hind will be in conversation with Professor Natalie Fenton next Monday (London) about media and democracy in the 21st century, the subject of his new book. Tony Curzon Price, editor-in-chief of openDemocracy will be chairing the discussion and there will be a Q&A afterwards.

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Peter Geoghegan: dark money and dirty politics

Democracy is in crisis and unaccountable flows of money are helping to destroy it. Peter Geoghegan’s new book, ‘Democracy for Sale: Dark Money and Dirty Politics’, charts how secretive money, lobbying and data has warped our democracy.

How has dark money bought our politics? What can be done to change the system?

Join us for a journey through a shadowy world of dark money and disinformation stretching from Westminster to Washington, and far beyond.

Sign up to take part in a free live discussion on Thursday 13 August at 5pm UK time/6pm CET

In conversation:

Peter Geoghegan Dark Money Investigations editor at openDemocracy and the author of ‘Democracy for Sale: Dark Money and Dirty Politics’.

Mary Fitzgerald Editor-in-chief, openDemocracy.

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