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Portrait of Richard Sambrook

Richard Sambrook

Director, Centre for Journalism, Cardiff University

richard.sambrook@gmail.com

Richard Sambrook is Professor of Journalism and Director of the Centre for Journalism which undertakes postgraduate vocational training. He is a former Director of Global News at the BBC where he worked as a journalist for 30 years as a producer, editor and manager.

He has been a Visiting Fellow at the Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism at Oxford University where he undertook research into the future of international newsgathering and the place of impartiality and objectivity in the digital world.

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Media Council publishes report about OGP

In March 2013 the Omidyar Network funded the formation of a Media Council to comment on the objectives and performance of the Open Government Partnership (OGP). It was felt OGP discussions had lacked a media perspective. The council is entirely…