March (19 posts)
Thursday 28 March 2013, 12:47
When Radio 4 launched an appeal last year for lost Letter from America recordings by legendary broadcaster Alistair Cooke, no one dreamed it would turn up more than 600 missing programmes.
Wednesday 27 March 2013, 14:28
As Iran gears up for presidential elections on 14 June, the threats faced by Iranian journalists once again make depressing reading. About 50 reporters currently jailed.
Tuesday 26 March 2013, 09:41
Twitter, LinkedIn and other social networks have advanced search facilities and they can be extremely useful newsgathering tools.
Monday 25 March 2013, 17:34
The 2012 London Olympics brought the challenge of broadcasting live to a different level - more precisely to the top floors of a 1960s block of flats in East London.
Monday 25 March 2013, 11:34
It was with some trepidation that I prepared for my first question and answer session on Twitter. What would people ask? Would anyone ask anything at all?
Thursday 21 March 2013, 18:22
On Thursday the BBC found itself a victim of Twitter hacking when a group calling itself the Syrian Electronic Army hijacked a number of official Twitter accounts.
Thursday 21 March 2013, 10:59
NewsI am one of a new breed of news archivists, the news media managers, who work in newsrooms alongside journalists, managing the media used to produce BBC .
Wednesday 20 March 2013, 10:59
Since 2003, it has become easier for those of us covering military action to check, double-check and cross-check what is happening, thanks to the web and mobile communications.
Tuesday 19 March 2013, 12:19
It is hard to believe that 10 years have passed since we stood nervously by our vehicles on the Iraq border with Kuwait, scarves over our faces to protect us from the vicious sandstorm that whipped up in the region that long March day, waiting for our war to start.
Monday 18 March 2013, 12:11
If you have ever had any social media training, you may well have got used to a free Google tool called Google Reader as a way of tracking the websites you need to visit regularly.