12:43, Panel 6A: ‘Opportunities for the working class in the media’

Helen Wood (University of Leicester) explores the “fast retreating” opportunities for the working class in the media and creative industries in her research on reality TV shows and their celebrities.

12:17, Panel 6A: ‘Media Celebrity, Labour and Value’

Panel 6A is underway in Lecture theatre 1 in the School of Music. The panel includes talks from Milly Williamson (Brunel University), Helen Wood (University of Leicester), Jilly B. Kay (University of Leicester) and Melanie Kennedy (University of Leicester). It would seem the University of Leicester have a lot to say on this subject!