Can columnists be civilised? – Henry Ergas speaks at The Ramsay Centre for Western Civilisation27 November 2018
Henry Ergas speaks at The Ramsay Centre for Western Civilisation
Sydney, Tuesday 27 November 2018: In an increasingly polarised and fragmented media environment, and society, is there room for civility? Can columnists be civilised?
That’s the question economist and The Australian newspaper columnist Henry Ergas will ponder tonight, as he delivers the fifth Distinguished Speakers Address, for The Ramsay Centre for Western Civilisation.
Speaking to an audience of newspaper editors, journalists, businesspeople, political leaders and students, Mr. Ergas will argue that the twin forces of audience fragmentation and political polarization are reshaping the media and its role in informing public debate.
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