Children and the Media Seminar Schedule

Sunday, 21st November 2010
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Seminar on ‘Children and the Media’, Monday, 6 December 2010, Morgan Hotel, Fleet Street, Dublin 2

11am – 12.30pm              Children and the Newspaper – Not Seen, Nor Heard, but Scared 
                                                          Speaker: Professor Magne Raundalen Centre for Crisis Psychology,
                                                                              Bergen (Norway) (Advisor to Children’s Ombudsman in Norway)
                                                          Respondent: Ms Emily Logan, Ombudsman for Children

                                                          Chairman: Professor John Horgan, Press Ombudsman.

12.30 pm – 1.30 pm       Light Lunch (sandwiches/tea/coffee)

1.30 pm – 3 pm                Children and the Media: Professional and Legal Issues
                                                           Ms Dearbhail MacDonald, Legal Affairs Editor, Irish Independent
                                                           Ms Maria Corbett, Policy Director, Children’s Rights Alliance
                                                           Ms Catherine Ghent, Kelleher O’Doherty, Solicitors

                                                           Chairman: Mr Brendan Keenan, Chairman, Code Committee, Press Council of 

3 pm – 3.30 pm                Tea/coffee

3.30 pm – 5 pm                Children and the Media: Lessons for the Future
                                                            Dr Paul Connors, National Director of Communications, HSE 
                                                            Mr Fergus Finlay, Chief Executive, Barnardos

                                                            Chairman: Mr Dáithí O’Ceallaigh, Chairman of the Press Council of Ireland.