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Northern Ireland Assembly

BBC Northern Ireland political editor Mark Devenport takes us on a guided tour of the Stormont Assembly and Executive, explaining how they work

Shark: meet producer Simon Blakeney

Bloodthirsty hunters or social and complex creatures? Natural History Unit producer Simon Blakeney talks to us about the making of the landmark series Shark.

IP challenge for BBC, IBM and ATOS trainees

An innovative new broadcast solution that works “from pub to hub” was just one of the ideas pitched at this year’s BBC Academy Engineering joint industry event for trainees and apprentices from the BBC, IBM and ATOS.

Video on mobile: How to file great digital content

Mobile audiences consume video differently from TV audiences. So what does that mean for newsgatherers? BBC correspondent Matthew Price and other key figures explain

Journalism Blog

Turning experts into journalists: Two years of The Conversation

The big debate: is TDD dead?

Experts in the field discuss whether test-driven development has run its course

Tips: how to impress as a runner

Many senior programme makers started their production career as runners. Ayo Ajibewa gives us his tips on how to survive and thrive as a runner on The One Show.

The need for resilience

Architecting software to fail as gracefully as possible

Sarah Solemani: writing comedy and drama

How easy is it to go from acting to writing drama or comedy? Sarah Solemani, star of Bad Education and Him and Her, talks about her writing for BBC One's The Secrets and beyond.