February (21 posts)
Tuesday 8 May 2012, 12:53
It's time to supplement stock responses to privacy stories with real analysis of their impact on the new society that is forming around us.
Tuesday 28 February 2012, 13:58
As someone who has been involved in the training and development of staff in the BBC's Language Services over the past six years, I have long believed the talent there is one of the Corporation's untapped assets.
At a time when BBC Newsgathering is having to reduce and in some places withdraw international...
Tuesday 28 February 2012, 13:01
"Contacts with the police are amongst the most important we have, as reporters, and among the most difficult to cultivate and maintain," BBC home affairs correspondent Danny Shaw told a College of Journalism lunchtime seminar on Wednesday 22 February.
"We've got to get this relationship between ourselves...
Tuesday 28 February 2012, 11:03
Wednesday 29 February 2012, BBC Television Centre, London
Is NHS reform a political story or a practical one? Can you say, hand on heart, that you understand all the proposals and their implications? And is the BBC missing important aspects of this story?
Branwen Jeffreys, BBC News health correspondent...
Monday 27 February 2012, 11:36
Does the BBC risk boring the audience with too much Olympic or Jubilee coverage? And what happens if there's a major news story at the same time?
"Don't be taken in by the Radio 4 audience that turns up for a gardening programme on a wet afternoon," said head of BBC News programmes Stephen Mitchell...
Monday 27 February 2012, 07:00
When it comes to journalists enjoying a close relationship with listeners, viewers and readers, it's hard to beat local media.
Tell a story well, or badly, and you'll soon hear direct from your audience - whether you're out walking the same patch tomorrow or just standing in the chip shop queue.
Sunday 26 February 2012, 13:36
Pinterest is fascinating and addictive... but it could let its users do more things, more easily. Well that's how it seems after a few days of trying it out.
I wanted to experiment with something different from the collections of pictures of women's shoes, clothes, home decorating ideas and fancy...
Wednesday 22 February 2012, 17:37
Fifteen months ago I stood in St Bride's Church with many other journalists for a service to commemorate all those in the news business who had lost their lives in conflict. The principal speaker was Marie Colvin.
There were several BBC names on the list of those we were gathered there to remember. It...
Monday 20 February 2012, 15:20
Russia's presidential elections are due to take place on 4 March.
When BBC diplomatic correspondent Bridget Kendal recently visited the country, she found politicians and administrators who are usually loyal to Putin expressing discontent that he is almost certain to return as president.
In this College...
Monday 20 February 2012, 15:09
Wednesday 22 February 2012, Television Centre, London
The "close relationship" between parts of Scotland Yard and the media has caused "serious harm," according to Elizabeth Filkin's recent report.
"Watch out" for "late night carousing, long sessions, yet another bottle of wine at lunch - these are all...