Blog posts by year and month

February (46 posts)

  1. Egypt: two key Facebook groups behind the protests

    Thursday 3 February 2011, 18:17

    Muhammad Shukri Muhammad Shukri is Middle East Media Analyst at BBC Monitoring.

    There are two key Facebook groups behind the current Egyptian protests.

    Read more about Egypt: two key Facebook groups behind the protests

  2. Writing on the wall

    Thursday 3 February 2011, 14:40

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

    The Press Complaints Commission seems, according to some newspaper editors and media critics, to have already had its last couple of fingers of red eye at the Last Chance Saloon.

    The News of the World phone-hacking scandal - or, more accurately, the "supine" way the PCC failed to assert any kind of regulatory...

    Read more about Writing on the wall

  3. Fruits of College of Journalism training can be seen on video

    Thursday 3 February 2011, 11:09

    Najiba Kasraee Najiba Kasraee is editor of the BBC College of Journalism's international websites

    Feedback on CoJo's Essentials of BBC Journalism DVD has been arriving from all over the world. And there are already practical results to show for it. Training based on the DVD has been offered by BBC World Service instructors in India, Nigeria, Syria and Lebanon. 

    In Lebanon, the trainer Maha...

    Read more about Fruits of College of Journalism training can be seen on video

  4. Video: Reporting Science

    Thursday 3 February 2011, 07:19

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


    Professor Colin Blakemore of Oxford University, Fiona Fox, the Director of the Science Media Centre, and the BBC's Environment and Science Correspondent, David Shukman, gave a CoJo masterclass on reporting science.

    They analysed some of the most significant science stories of recent years, including...

    Read more about Video: Reporting Science

  5. How Egyptians are defying internet shutdown

    Tuesday 1 February 2011, 13:37

    Abdallah al-Salmi Abdallah al-Salmi

     

    The internet and mobile phone network lockdown in Egypt last week has failed to stifle debate on the anti-Mubarak protests on social media.

    Internet and censorship activists outside the country have been helping Egyptian netizens as their online social media have shown no signs of life since...

    Read more about How Egyptians are defying internet shutdown

  6. When does the vigorous defence of science become 'scientism'?

    Tuesday 1 February 2011, 10:06

    Fiona Fox Fiona Fox is chief executive of the Science Media Centre

    There's been lots of chat in my circles this week about the last Monday's Horizon presented by Paul Nurse, the Nobel prize winner and new head of the Royal Society. The programme, Science Under Attack, questioned whether mild-mannered climate scientists like Phil Jones at the Climate Research Unit...

    Read more about When does the vigorous defence of science become 'scientism'?

About this Blog

A blog for the College of Journalism at the BBC Academy, discussing current technical, ethical, production and craft issues in journalism.

Blog Updates

Stay updated with the latest posts from the blog.

Subscribe using:

What are feeds?

Follow us on Twitter

New twitter image News and comment about journalism and interaction with the College:

@BBCCollege

Also from the College

 

Expert tips for finding people online by Paul Myers

Searching for people online

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

How to shoot video on a smartphone by Marc Settle

Marc Settle

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Finding original stories locally by Hayley Brewer

Hayley Brewer

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Work in a multimedia newsroom at BBC London

Multimedia newsroom

Blogroll

Other great places to follow debates about journalism and media:

George Brock: thoughts on journalism past, present and future from City University's head of journalism

The Media Blog: lively and often funny topical detail about UK media output

British Journalism Review: selected pieces from the authoritative quarterly journal

MediaShift: PBS monitoring of the changing media world from a US perspective

Arts & Letters Daily: more interesting ideas and good writing than you will ever have time to read

Alltop Journalism: links to the most recent posts on many journalism blogs

About the BBC: varied BBC blog about all things BBC-ish

Columbia Journalism Review: US academic perspectives

Facebook + Journalists: Facebook's own guide to its use by journalists

Jon Slattery: UK media news from the former deputy editor of Press Gazette

Meeja Law: Judith Townend's guide to media and legal issues 

Roy Greenslade: Guardian blog by the former Mirror editor now journalism prof

Wannabee Hacks: information and experiences from aspiring journalists.