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Peaky Blinders – meet director Colm McCarthy

It’s the director’s job to bring the writer’s vision to the screen, and managing relationships with the writer, performers and crew is key to getting it right. Peaky Blinders director Colm McCarthy tells us more.

Lean Analytics: making products better

How to improve products using the one metric that matters

Twitter basics for journalists: Q&A with Mark Frankel

Why, what, how and when should journalists tweet? BBC social news expert Mark Frankel tackles the basics in this quick-fire Q&A

Digitising the BBC archive

The transition of BBC archives from physical to digital

Life Story: discovering new life on film

New animals, new behaviour and new filming techniques: series producer Rupert Barrington tells us about taking technology from drama into natural history, with BBC One's Life Story.

Live-tweeting a breaking news story #PistoriusTrial

Some people followed the Oscar Pistorius trial exclusively on Twitter. The BBC's Andrew Harding live-tweeted the whole thing - here’s how

A fast and easy way to access the entire BBC catalogue

Nitro API answers questions about programmes, broadcasts and more

Journalism Blog

How to make a video succeed on YouTube

Radio Festival 2014: Bob Shennan

How the controller of Radio 2, 6 Music and Asian Network and director of BBC Music got into radio. Plus how the BBC Music God Only knows video was made.