Sunday 21st March, 12pm, Christ Church Marquee, Oxford
George Orwell was a staunch proponent of freedom of all kinds, especially of speech and of the press. But with criticisms of the media flourishing, preachers of hate making headlines, the anonymity of the internet, and journalists complaining about libel laws – how free is free speech, and what should the limits be?
- Catherine Bennett (The Observer, shortlisted for the Orwell Prize for Journalism 2009)
- John Kampfner (Chief executive director of Index on Censorship, author of Freedom for Sale)
- Geoffrey Robertson QC (lawyer, broadcaster, author)
Chaired by Albert Scardino Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and former Orwell Prize judge.