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Commissioning Editor, History
As the BBC launches Taking Liberties, the Magna Carta 800 season, Martin Davidson, BBC Commissioning Editor, History, considers why the signing of 'The Great Charter' 800 years ago was such a key historical event.
Editor, About the BBC Blog
Ahead of The Doctor and The Dalek game going live later this week, we spoke to Future Media Director, Ralph Rivera and Director of TV, Danny Cohen to get their thoughts on how the BBC is inspiring a new generation to get creative with coding and digital technology in its new initiative Make it Digital.
BBC's Director of Editorial Policy and Standards
This is a question we are facing increasingly, particularly in relation to the BBC News Website which gets requests every week to remove reports from the archive. David Jordan outlines current thinking.
Professor, Digital Media and Innovation at the University of Warwick
On the day of BBC Online's 20th birthday, Lucy discusses some of the questions raised in this early phase of her work and points to some early blogs which help document BBC Online's history.
Managing Editor, BBC Online
Today sees the launch of a refreshed version of our corporate websites, About the BBC, of which this blog is part. I have been leading the team who made the changes and I'd like to explain some of the thinking behind them. The BBC has long had websites aimed at helping audiences and licence fee...
Director, Policy and Strategy
Every quarter I review the BBC's overall performance and, for this year's third quarter, an especially strong picture emerged that reminded me of just what an extraordinary organisation the BBC is. Take the website that you're probably reading this on - the BBC's. It's the only UK site consist...
We're always looking to find better ways to make the BBC's back-catalogue of programmes more discoverable by our audiences. Last month I wrote here about BBC Four's move into curating online themed collections of new and archive content, and their launch collection Army: A Very British Instituti...
General Manager for News & Knowledge
In my role as General Manager for News & Knowledge at BBC Future Media, I oversee eight of the 10 major areas (we call these 'products') of BBC Online working with my editorial counterparts - including the BBC homepage. Today, we relaunched the homepage in a test ('beta') version for public u...
Chief Operating Officer
BBC Online is in the process of making major changes, as we set ourselves up to deliver the new strategy outlined in January. Andy Conroy, General Manager, BBC Online, talks about the challenges ahead and what this will mean for audiences on the BBC Internet blog. Reshaping BBC Online - blo...
The BBC has always created and embraced emerging technologies to remain relevant. Text based journalism, through Ceefax, didn't really feature in the BBC until the late 1970s, which later evolved into BBC Red Button and the BBC News website, the backbone of BBC Online. Today, BBC Online gives us ...