2017 seminar

25th Ross Priory International Seminar on Broadcast Talk

Conversation and digital culture

3-6 July 2017

Ross Priory, Loch Lomond

Tuesday 4 July

Angela Smith – ‘How the Hell did this get on TV?’: Naked dating shows as the final taboo on mainstream television

Jan Chovanec – Doing being spontaneous: The role of laughter in TV documentaries

Andrea McDonnell and Paddy Scannell – Trump’s Twitter talk and authenticity

Andrew Tolson – Provincial encounters: uses of vox pop in UK TV news coverage of the EU Referendum

Ruth Page – Snap Chat live stories: collectivisation in broadcast ‘talk’

Wu Xiaoping – The discursive strategies of resistance in Weibo: A case study of Tianjin explosions in Sina Weibo in China

Mats Ekstrom, Marianna Patrona, Joanna Thornborrow – Populist political style


Wednesday 5 July

Michael Higgins – Post-belligerence and judgement on the Great British Menu

Greg Myers – Our time in In Our Time

Martin Montgomery – When is it OK to cry? ‘Speaking from experience’ in political broadcasting

Steven Clayman – Ancient Press Conferences: A window into expanding journalistic entitlements and political accountability

Asa Kroon and Goran Erikson – From broadcasting to online: implications for a sociable producer-audience relationship

Marcel Burger – The making of a report for a news bulletin: when conflicting journalistic identities have to collaborate

Richard Fitzgerald – Generating news with occasional objects in live TV news reporting.

Paddy Scannell – 25 years of Broadcast Talk