Spotlight

Spotlight is the broadcast interview series produced by the Media Society team. Politicians, academics and journalists are just some of the figures that are questioned on their views and experience of the media all over the world.


Spotlight: Damian Collins MP

Theo Davies-Lewis speaks to Damian Collins MP, Chair of the House of Commons Digital, Culture, Media and Sport committee, about the role of his select committee, the Leveson inquiry and possible investigations into Vote Leave after the revelations concerning Cambridge Analytica. 


Spotlight: Sir Nigel Shadbolt 

In the first of the Spotlight interviews, Sir Nigel Shadbolt, Principal of Jesus College and Chairperson of the Open Data Institute, is interviewed by OUMS President Theo Davies-Lewis. They discuss surveillance and sousveillance, data as infrastructure and artificial intelligence as well as his most recent book: The Digital Ape: how to live (in peace) with smart machines. It is available now: https://amzn.to/2IjdaGD
Thanks to Stephen Taylor for filming.