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Guardian Open Weekend: ideas, culture and insight

Guardian cartoonists drew a mural of events at the weekend

Guardian cartoonists draw a mural of events at the weekend

I’m not going to try and answer the question ‘What is the future of newspapers?’ or ‘Is journalism dead?’ here. That’s not because I don’t want to, but because I genuinely can’t – I’m a student, not a fortune teller. That, and what a mainstream blog post that would be, really. The future of journalism was a large part, but not the entire point of the Guardian’s Open Weekend which I had the pleasure to attend. Instead, it was about ideas, culture and insight, and here’s my take on it.

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The Guardian’s Open Weekend – An insight into journalism?

Guardian from 1969. Photo: mikeyashworth

Last Thursday, the Guardian announced they will be opening their doors in a few weeks time, hosting a range of talks, workshops and interactive sessions on everything from sport to culture, comedy and politics. Understandably, this is stimulating a variety of responses.

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Guardian debate: How to restore trust in the press

Guardian debate: Hacking and the future of the press. Photo: Tash Clark

“Once we lose reporters, we’re all fucked.” – Alan Rusbridger, Editor of the Guardian, September 29th 2011.

Everyone must be sick of hearing about, talking about and reading about hacking and the News of The World scandal by now, surely? Wrong.

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Grouping together all women as mothers will generate anger, not votes

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Last week, The Guardian revealed details of a leaked memo which contained information of future Government plans to “win back female voters”. As a woman with an interest for politics, I’m all ears.

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