February (15 posts)
Friday 28 February 2014, 13:38
Station manager Corina presents the Golden Hour, her mother Liz hosts the mid-morning programme and husband Jock presents Saturday breakfast. On the Falkland Islands that is not nepotism, it is practicality.
Wednesday 26 February 2014, 11:35
What we really mean by digital interaction is the act of getting the viewer, reader or listener to give something back as they consume our media. The play for eyeballs, clicks and time has become a complex sport.
Tuesday 25 February 2014, 12:17
Critics believe that moves to tighten the government grip on the internet are a result of the corruption investigation that involves government ministers.
Friday 21 February 2014, 11:09
There are many ways that journalists can locate ordinary people in extraordinary circumstances, but we do not always know how they will respond, if at all. This is where Twitter comes into its own.
Thursday 20 February 2014, 14:18
Just as fashion designers once migrated to Milan and writers to Paris, the internet has seen an ever-increasing shift of early adopters from websites to apps, including the photography community relocating from Flickr.com to Instagram.
Wednesday 19 February 2014, 11:35
There have always been journalists like VICE correspondent Tim Pool who think that the world has more to teach than the classroom.
Monday 17 February 2014, 14:04
How did words we have always treated as nouns suddenly become verbs? It is something we try to avoid in BBC news, although we recognise that constant usage can make such changes difficult to resist.
Friday 14 February 2014, 10:41
There are stories where the photos make the difference between an interesting yarn and something so compelling that you want to share it online.
Thursday 13 February 2014, 11:46
Comparisons between Russian skaters’ gold-winning triumph and Hitler’s Nazi Olympics could spell trouble for independent Ekho Moskvy radio.
Wednesday 12 February 2014, 09:54
The weight of number-based news arriving in the inboxes of journalists can be overwhelming, and the impact of a statistic in a story can be huge. Before we report it we have to be confident it deserves that impact.