Blog Authors

Abigail Sawyer Abigail Sawyer is a Senior Producer for BBC World Service Blog posts in total 2

  1. Twitter for journalists: beyond gathering and distributing content

    Friday 1 June 2012, 11:17

    It's becoming clear that Twitter presents opportunities beyond newsgathering and distributing content.

    Read more about Twitter for journalists: beyond gathering and distributing content

  2. Twitter for journalists: beyond gathering and distributing content

    Wednesday 30 March 2011, 10:51

    The BBC's Egypt News list on Twitter.

    Twitter has just celebrated its fifth birthday. As the most immediate and ephemeral of the social networks, it's becoming clear that it presents opportunities beyond newsgathering and distributing content.

    Journalists are experimenting with ways to show the context in which Twitter reflects events...

    Read more about Twitter for journalists: beyond gathering and distributing content

About this Blog

A blog for the College of Journalism at the BBC Academy, discussing current technical, ethical, production and craft issues in journalism.

Blog Updates

Stay updated with the latest posts from the blog.

Subscribe using:

What are feeds?

Follow us on Twitter

New twitter image News and comment about journalism and interaction with the College:


Also from the College


Expert tips for finding people online by Paul Myers

Searching for people online








How to shoot video on a smartphone by Marc Settle

Marc Settle








Finding original stories locally by Hayley Brewer

Hayley Brewer








Work in a multimedia newsroom at BBC London

Multimedia newsroom


Other great places to follow debates about journalism and media:

George Brock: thoughts on journalism past, present and future from City University's head of journalism

The Media Blog: lively and often funny topical detail about UK media output

British Journalism Review: selected pieces from the authoritative quarterly journal

MediaShift: PBS monitoring of the changing media world from a US perspective

Arts & Letters Daily: more interesting ideas and good writing than you will ever have time to read

Alltop Journalism: links to the most recent posts on many journalism blogs

About the BBC: varied BBC blog about all things BBC-ish

Columbia Journalism Review: US academic perspectives

Facebook + Journalists: Facebook's own guide to its use by journalists

Jon Slattery: UK media news from the former deputy editor of Press Gazette

Meeja Law: Judith Townend's guide to media and legal issues 

Roy Greenslade: Guardian blog by the former Mirror editor now journalism prof

Wannabee Hacks: information and experiences from aspiring journalists.