Wednesday 30 October 2013, 11:41
This conference was a tale of redefining the roles of the journalist, the media and the audience. And maybe even of social media itself.
Tuesday 29 October 2013, 13:29
Instead of informing and entertaining its audience, the BBC will, to an extent, invite them to inform and educate each other.
Monday 21 October 2013, 15:40
At 5.45 on Thursday last week, Eddie Mair introduced an item on PM like this: It is one of the hazards of being a baby:
Thursday 10 October 2013, 11:54
We are delighted to announce a stellar panel of judges for our Student Innovation Award.
Tuesday 8 October 2013, 11:57
The Nick Clarke Award is an annual prize for the best broadcast interview of the year, in memory of the BBC presenter, who died in 2006.
Thursday 3 October 2013, 13:56
David Cameron and Nick Clegg said about 6,000 words each and Ed Miliband said about 8,000.
Monday 30 September 2013, 13:37
The best-seller Thinking, Fast and Slow is an account of a field of psychology which uses experiments to understand our thinking processes, and in particular to highlight their limitations.
Friday 20 September 2013, 12:46
A group of BBC journalists and technologists were being shown Google Glass by Bob Schukai, global head of mobile technology at Thomson Reuters.
Wednesday 18 September 2013, 14:47
How much can audiences take when shown disturbing footage in the news? Is the BBC too robust or too timid in its use of graphic or disturbing footage, or does it get the balance right?
Friday 16 August 2013, 10:40
The Fulbright Commission funds an annual award in memory of Alistair Cooke that gives promising journalists a chance to study journalism at masters level.
Monday 5 August 2013, 14:30
There are a couple of pieces of news about our Student Innovation award.
Wednesday 31 July 2013, 10:29
It was the year 2000 and we were filming in Silicon Valley for a BBC Two documentary series about the social impact of the internet.
Tuesday 30 July 2013, 12:32
The film The Internship is about a couple of non-techie guys blagging their way into Google as summer interns in the hope of landing proper jobs which, according to the premise of the film, should by rights go to people younger and smarter than them.
Thursday 18 July 2013, 11:24
This was Data Day for BBC journalists, a series of talks to bring us up to speed on the emerging field of data journalism. Jonathan Stoneman brought the possibilities into focus.
Monday 1 July 2013, 16:07
If you are making a video for broadcast or online viewing, how do you know what your audience will respond to? It is a question that big companies spend time and money thinking about when planning online campaigns.
Thursday 20 June 2013, 14:28
You might imagine that the chief executive of Ryanair spends every waking minute trying to get himself and his company into the media.
Friday 7 June 2013, 14:00
This morning, the Queen visited the BBC to open New Broadcasting House in London. Here are some of the memorable moments from her tour of many BBC departments and meetings with staff and stars.
Tuesday 4 June 2013, 15:38
The Coronation was famously the catalyst for many television sales in 1953. Those early adopters, as we would call them today, found themselves not just the envy of their friends but often hosts to their friends too - as neighbours assumed a TV was for the entertainment of the whole street.
Friday 31 May 2013, 16:21
Moving pictures on television or on a computer screen can be shot in two main ways: progressive and interlaced. The difference is in how the individual frames (25 per second) are each made up of two video fields
Wednesday 22 May 2013, 12:15
Almost two years ago I became interested in how Twitter accounts could act as channels for instant communication to a self-selected audience. I wanted to see whether I could create audiences without spending hours - or rather seconds many times over - doing all the tweeting.
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Google Glass by Charles Miller
iOS 7 for journalists by Marc Settle
Responsive web design by Helene Sears
Viral videos by Charles Miller
Use of violent footage by Charles Miller
Reporting transgender issues by Stuart Hughes
Pitfalls of data journalism by Martin Rosenbaum
Is Twitter sexist? by Anna Holligan
What President Putin never says by Stephen Ennis
BBC emboldens Pakistan media by Sajid Iqbal
Twitter in the Arab world by Damian Radcliffe
Media freedom in Turkey by William Horsley
JOURNALISM IN PRACTICE
Newsnight enlists social media by Anna Holligan
Coverage of high tech burger by Rebecca Wells
Healthy hyperlocal media by Damian Radcliffe
Media access to Google by Charles Miller
Waiting for the royal baby by Suzanne Lord
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Place name pronunciation by Marieke Martin
Researching science topics by Alex Freeman
Americanisms and the BBC by Ian Jolly
Researching Northern Ireland by Tim Shields
Polly Evans on presenting regional news for BBC South East Today
How the BBC provides impartial coverage of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict
Alan Green on the job of a football commentator for BBC Radio 5 Live
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