Blog posts by year and month

January (15 posts)

  1. The role of a front-line newsgatherer - Army style

    Monday 4 February 2013, 09:40

    Mauricio Gris Mauricio Gris is a British Army combat camera team producer

    Operational security is the single main editorial principle behind the work of the British Army combat camera teams.

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  2. Why social media in Pakistan is unlikely to spark an ‘Arab Spring’

    Thursday 31 January 2013, 11:18

    Sajid Iqbal Sajid Iqbal is an Urdu media analyst with BBC Monitoring

    Pakistani social media highlight stories that traditional media do not cover, but activists are not in a position to usher in political change.

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  3. Israelis talk to Iranians on live BBC Persian TV special

    Tuesday 29 January 2013, 11:55

    Leyla Khodabakhshi Leyla Khodabakhshi is editor of BBC Persian's live interactive programme Your Turn

    Putting Israelis and Iranians together on a live television show feels just as frightening as it is exciting.

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  4. Snow business: heading into a story?

    Friday 25 January 2013, 11:47

    Jon Kay Jon Kay is the BBC's West of England correspondent and a presenter on BBC Breakfast

    Looking at the cracking pictures Andy had got, we knew we had all the elements for a good report. Especially his shots of a young woman, covered in snow, walking home down a country lane after her car had broken down.

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  5. And the winner is: 10 tips on covering showbiz awards

    Tuesday 22 January 2013, 14:48

    Colin Paterson Colin Paterson Arts and Entertainment correspondent

    In the build up to the BAFTAs and Oscars next month, here are 10 tips on reporting from the red carpet.

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  6. Chinese media censorship: all-pervading, increasingly challenged

    Monday 21 January 2013, 15:51

    Raymond Li Raymond Li is BBC Chinese editor

    In many respects China is arguably a country with one of the most comprehensive and sophisticated systems of media censorship.

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  7. Women scientists: don’t put them on air unless they’re the best

    Thursday 17 January 2013, 15:35

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

    There is an industry consensus that there are too few women experts appearing as contributors to broadcast programmes.

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  8. How ‘neat’ is Facebook’s Graph Search? A few first impressions

    Wednesday 16 January 2013, 15:00

    Cathy Loughran Cathy Loughran is currently editing the College of Journalism blog

    You want to invite friends over for Game of Thrones, but need to find out who among your friends actually likes Games of Thrones. Facebook Graph Search will deliver, says Mark Zuckerberg.

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  9. Birmingham forum looks at digital through a local lens

    Wednesday 16 January 2013, 10:01

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

    For several years local and regional journalism has been at a crossroads. Digital technology has changed the way we get our news and information.

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  10. Freedom of information: be careful what you ask for

    Tuesday 15 January 2013, 11:18

    Martin Rosenbaum Martin Rosenbaum is a BBC News specialist in FOI and executive producer in BBC Political Programmes

    Focus on the information that is actually recorded, not so much thinking outside the box as inside the filing cabinet or hard drive.

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