May (34 posts)
Monday 24 May 2010, 14:46
Monday 24 May 2010, 13:53
Tuesday 25 May 2010, The Frontline Club, London.
In the fifth of this series, Vin Ray, the former Director of the BBC College of Journalism, will be in conversation with the International Editor for Channel 4 News, Lindsey Hilsum.
Lindsey has recently returned from China where she spent two years...
Monday 24 May 2010, 13:38
Thursday 27 May 2010, BBC Academy, London.
Ric Bailey, the BBC's Chief Adviser, Politics and David Cowling, Editor, Politics for Political Programmes, Analysis and Research, are holding a lunchtime seminar looking at the practical implications of the new political scene.
They'll assess how things will...
Monday 24 May 2010, 13:01
The Air India crash
Compare the Tweet from Breaking News Online (BNO) and the Tweet from a journalist showing the different times the wires reported the crash in comparison with Breaking News Online. As you can see, the Tweet was the first.
The Bangkok events
There were some great journalists Tweeting...
Friday 21 May 2010, 17:19
Stories might seem like they've run their course, especially if you followed the likes of the Digital Economy Bill through the prism of Twitter. Now the Bill has become the Act, it's got a different hashtag.
In a sense, the story isn't over. The Tweets still keep coming. But the Act of Parliament is...
Friday 21 May 2010, 09:32
What does 'balance' mean in a two-party coalition? That was the question the Director of POLIS at the LSE, Charlie Beckett, asked the other day.
We're all in flux - even with this week's detailed account of the coalition agreement. E.g. the government voice on a question might be Conservative...
Thursday 20 May 2010, 19:08
Peter Horrocks is the Director of the BBC World Service and in the tradition of his former colleague, Richard Sambrook, seems keen to keep the BBC globally somewhere close to the cutting edge of new thinking.
Somewhere close, because Peter - as Richard before him - has to wrestle with the fact that there...
Wednesday 19 May 2010, 18:41
Next month's Atlantic magazine includes a long and well-sourced piece by James Fallows on what senior people in Google think about the online threat to newspapers.
Fallows reports that Google execs are almost as anxious as journalists to find a way to make news pay on the web, and that they believe...
Wednesday 19 May 2010, 14:20
Guardian Editor Alan Rusbridger and Sunday Times Editor John Witherow debated 'paywalls' for newspaper content during a recording for BBC Radio 4's The Media Show.
In this guest blog for the BBC College of Journalism, presenter Steve Hewlett sums up the discussion:
We will all be hearing much in the...
Wednesday 19 May 2010, 11:43
Intrigued by this exchange between the new Home Secretary, Theresa May, and Today's John Humphrys.
Raises a number of questions about the 'new' politics of coalition government - one of which is, of course, whether there's anything new about it at all.
Listen closely to the passage on the Human Rights...