Ageism and Sexism in the Media

The New Dynamics of Ageing (NDA) Programme and Age UK mounted a half-day event for media professionals, policy makers and researchers to discuss this major issue.

Tuesday 13/11/12 - 76 Portland Place, London, W1B 1NT (printable map)


 Expected outcomes

Please click here for a copy of the agenda and here for the event flyer

Presentations from the event:

  1. Chairs Introduction and Overview, Miriam O'Reilly,  
  2. Introudction to Age UK, Michelle Mitchell, Charity Director General, Age UK
  3. The New Dynamics of Ageing Research Programme, Professor Alan Walker, Director of the NDA Programme
  4. Representations of ageing in media and public life, plus additional notes, Ros Jennings, Women, Ageing and Media (WAM)
  5. Ageism in the Media: Lessons from Research, Lorna Warren, University of Sheffield, Look at Me! Project
  6. Panellist Introduction, Mary Ann Sieghart, journalist, broadcaster and chair of the Social Market Foundation


From left to Right: Miriam O'Reilly, Mary Ann Seighart, Lorna Warren, Alan Walker, Ros Jennings.

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