10 Feb 2020
How are young Britons reading the news?

Young people are consuming the news in vastly different ways to generations before them, but news brands still don’t know how to speak to them. How can young people get the information they need to be informed citizens and is it time to rethink what news means for the next generation?

Simon Hinde is a programme director at London College of Communication, University of the Arts London. He has appeared on radio and television as a commentator and pundit, and has written for a range of publications, including the Financial Times, New Statesman, and the Spectator.

Dr. Angela Phillips teaches journalism and journalism studies at Goldsmiths University London and is active in journalism research. Her research interests include ethics, working practices, the changing audience for news, and changing news consumption behaviour.

Imran Rahman-Jones is a journalist at BBC Radio 1 Newsbeat. He reports and produces across radio, video, and online.

Sabrina Faramarzi is a trend forecaster, futures researcher and journalist who’s obsessed with all things trend, innovation and design. When she’s not uncovering patterns across socio-cultural phenomena, she can be found at the latest electronic music night, swimming marathon lengths at her local pool, or worshipping cats on the internet.