January (56 posts)
Tuesday 11 January 2011, 10:04
By any standards, Deng Kooch Diing is a remarkable young journalist. He's the parliamentary reporter for the Juba Post, in Southern Sudan. Juba will soon become the capital of the world's newest country, if the voters there hold sway following the referendum taking place this week.
That vote for separation...
Monday 10 January 2011, 16:17
Monday 10 January 2011, 16:04
I've a hunch that reporting the banks' bonus round is going to be quite some test for journalists' impartiality - at least, for those of us in broadcast journalism who have that obligation.
There's a lot at stake. For instance, the billions that seem likely to be making their way soon into the share...
Monday 10 January 2011, 13:52
Monday 10 January 2011, 13:39
In parts of Europe, online news sites are adopting measures to discourage readers from commenting because there are just too many posts for editorial staff to monitor.
Guest blogger TomÃ¡Å¡ Bella reports on the problem and solutions like his own start-up business, Piano, which bundles media groups...
Monday 10 January 2011, 11:59
Monday 10 January 2011, 10:07
Imagine being able to get through security at your workplace by using your smartphone. Or never having to queue to renew a smartcard, such as an Oyster card - or even needing an Oyster card.
Imagine the billing being done through the mobile device, and the payment being taken care of through the...
Friday 7 January 2011, 13:24
Be careful what you say: it's a very public medium and your comments will be there forever. One day they may come back to haunt you.
Friday 7 January 2011, 12:25
This will be a critical year for both the global and UK economy that will have a major impact on the lives of all our audiences. Will the UK austerity plan get our economy back on track, and at what human cost?
Will Europe find a way through its debt crisis and save the euro? Will China's economic...
Friday 7 January 2011, 11:17
They are the lost tribe of British journalism. Trying to find a labour or industrial correspondent in a newsroom today is like entering the Disappearing World.
They have vanished. Just one full-time correspondent, the Press Association's highly respected Alan Jones, is still on the labour beat.