The College of Journalism, part of the BBC Academy alongside the Colleges of Production and Technology, oversees training for BBC News staff. This website focuses on core skills, safety, specialist areas, legal and ethical issues, and houses the News style guide. It's a site about BBC journalism.

Getting guests to open up: Victoria Derbyshire and Eddie Mair

Asking a question with a yes or no answer won't reveal much about the person you're interviewing. Open questions invite people to talk

What makes a good editor?

Editors do not just take responsibility for output. Taking a part in the leadership and running of the wider operation is now part of what it means to be an editor

Is it true about Final Cut X? My three-day conversion

Final Cut X is the most controversial version of Apple's video editing software. How much does it still deserve its initial reputation?

Military

Army - The UK army is simply the Army (ie initial cap). But if there is a need to distinguish it from other armies it should be lower case...

Islam: Emily Buchanan

Islam is the second-largest religion in the world with more than 1.5 billion followers. Emily Buchanan explores some of the core beliefs

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越來越多記者需要同時用中文英文報導新聞。如何確保發音正確、語意不失?

College of Journalism languages

The BBC College of Journalism has 15 international language websites in addition to the globally available English site. Each supports the work of the BBC World Service with a core focus on skills, language and values. More are planned

Core practical skills

The College of Journalism's skills section features experienced practitioners, from Huw Edwards to Rory Cellan-Jones, using a range of practical skills in their daily work. A series of reports offer advice on key skills like how to write, interview and use social media

The BBC News style guide

Audiences expect the BBC to demonstrate the highest standards of English. This section is the current style guide for BBC News which details many rules of spelling, punctuation and grammar. It also covers accuracy, fairness and impartiality

Safety issues, trauma and first aid

Some stories pose a risk to physical or mental health. But not only in war zones. A distressing court case, accident or natural disaster can have an impact. This section offers advice on managing post-traumatic stress and basic first aid

Briefings on key topics

Senior BBC journalists offer insights and tips on covering their subject areas. Reports include Robert Peston revealing what makes the best business journalism and political editor Nick Robinson sharing a day in his life reporting Westminster

Law

Legal issues and the courts

All journalists need a detailed understanding of how the law affects their work. This section of the College of Journalism site offers a guide to the law - privacy, copyright, contempt, defamation - and the issues affecting reporting from the various types of UK courts

BBC ethics and values

BBC journalism is built on a number of editorial values. In this section, director of news James Harding outlines why the BBC’s ethics and values underpin everything journalists do. And senior editors discuss putting these standards into practice

Masterclasses and conferences

The College of Journalism runs seminars and conferences that examine the big issues facing journalism. These range from briefings on major stories by senior BBC journalists to big national or international conferences

Jobs / Journalism Trainee Scheme

Competition for jobs is fierce. Former College of Journalism head Jonathan Baker provides useful tips and approaches, while Julian Joyce, manager of the Journalism Trainee Scheme, explains how his candidates need to stand out from the crowd