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May (34 posts)

  1. Is television really to blame?

    Thursday 6 May 2010, 13:29

    Charles Miller Charles Miller edits the College of Journalism blog and produces documentaries for BBC History and Business. Twitter: @chblm

    There's many a slip on the route from academic paper to press release and from there to media output.

    One of the most common problems is a change from a correlation found by academics to a causal link reported by journalists. ('Marriage produces stable families, says study.')

    The unjustified mutation...

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  2. Would you credit it?

    Thursday 6 May 2010, 11:54

    Kevin Marsh Kevin Marsh is director of OffspinMedia and a former Today editor

    The pictures from Athens have been dramatic, the news of deaths grim - and there is every sign that there will be more unrest as the Greek government wrestles with a generation-long legacy of spending more than it collects in taxes.

    We journalists put these stories in our bulletins and on our websites...

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  3. Video: World Press Freedom Day

    Wednesday 5 May 2010, 11:00

    David Hayward David Hayward of Hayward Black Media is a writer, journalist and consultant for local TV. Twitter: @david_hbm

    The journalist William Horsley, James Deane, Head of Policy at the BBC World Service Trust, and Mahmood Enayat, Iran Project Director at the BBC World Service Trust, took part in a CoJo seminar to mark World Press Freedom Day. 

    The debate focused on the impact of the internet and global online political...

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  4. TV wins it - for now?

    Tuesday 4 May 2010, 12:12

    Matthew Eltringham Matthew Eltringham is editor of the BBC College of Journalism website. Twitter: @mattsays

    The statistics would appear to say it all. TV has beaten not just social media but the whole of the internet by three knockout blows to nil to win the title of 'most influential source of information' on the Election for voters.

    With 8 million watching the third and final showdown between the party...

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