January (56 posts)
Monday 31 January 2011, 14:06
Take two product design guys in California, add a garage and an idea and you have Satarii - a start-up operation behind a mobile accessory for solo video shoots.
With your smartphone lodged in its pocket-size docking station, you don a small tracking device and, as you move about, the dock "swivels...
Monday 31 January 2011, 10:39
In a new series about how journalists use blogging, the BBC's Business Editor, Robert Peston, says his blog is "almost the heart of the way I operate".
"Here and now is the best time to be broadcasting...
Saturday 29 January 2011, 14:48
How would you set about making a documentary about Ireland, or class and politics?
Maybe start with a presenter? Someone who knows the subject. Say, Terry Wogan for Ireland, and Andrew Neil for class and politics.
Then perhaps devise a 'journey' for your presenter? Both physical, as they travel around...
Friday 28 January 2011, 14:03
Friday 28 January 2011, 11:25
The News of the World hacking scandal will clearly have consequences for News Corp, the Metropolitan Police, the Press Complaints Commission and - of course - the individuals concerned. But as all lame pieces to camera end: 'only time will tell'.
The timing couldn't be worse for Murdoch pere et fils...
Friday 28 January 2011, 10:13
As Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg suggests, this is the year when social stops being an experiment and starts becoming core to everything we do online.
For consumers, this means we'll be bringing our friends with us into our websites and mobile applications, to our browsers and desktops (as social...
Thursday 27 January 2011, 11:51
Reporting of the bomb blast in Moscow's Domodedovo airport has sparked a new round in the debate on the merits of social versus traditional media in Russia.
Russian users of Twitter have been crowing about how the story broke on the microblogging service well before it was reported on TV and radio...
Thursday 27 January 2011, 11:50
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Wednesday 26 January 2011, 07:41
Next week I'll be at the College of Journalism's awayday to do a brief turn on future trends in an attempt to signpost some potential training needs for BBC staff.
Data journalism is looming large on my radar as demand grows for greater openness and accountability from government and businesses in all...