June (15 posts)
Wednesday 2 July 2014, 09:36
A BBC project has assembled a group of 16- and 17-year old Scottish voters who will be taking part in September's independence referendum.
Monday 30 June 2014, 09:36
The BBC College of Journalism website is now available worldwide, no longer behind a subscription paywall. The editor of the website, Matthew Eltingham welcomes the new global audience, and gives a taster of what's to be found on the site, much of it by the BBC's top journalists.
Friday 27 June 2014, 14:43
Videos produced by groups like ISIS and uploaded to the internet are used by news media. In the process, the media may be inadvertently serving the goals of their originators.
Thursday 26 June 2014, 16:06
Local journalism is an increasingly complex sector in the UK, with players of all sizes and every kind of revenue model. Meanwhile, big businesses like Tesco can exploit direct relationships with customers.
Thursday 26 June 2014, 15:20
William Perrin argues that local journalism would be enriched if the BBC allowed local media, whether commercial or otherwise, to reuse its content for free, in return for attribution as BBC material.
Wednesday 25 June 2014, 15:16
There are prospects for better relations between BBC News and commercial news organisations and a bright future for local news, according to speakers at a BBC conference.
Tuesday 24 June 2014, 11:14
A mobile kit produces new experiences for a reporter: there really is nothing like doing your camerawork to deadline. Patrick Jackson unpacks his travel bag for us.
Monday 23 June 2014, 11:35
The conventional model for local news, to charge for a print edition while offering a free version online, does not make business sense. A new hyperlocal model delivers a print edition to all households for free.
Friday 20 June 2014, 14:19
Reporters are playing a central role in the Russia/Ukraine conflict, according to Mark Franchetti, who found himself part of the media battle after appearing on TV in Ukraine.
Thursday 19 June 2014, 15:36
Local news entrepreneur Jasper Westaway says start-up success in news, like in other tech businesses, depends on engineering talent and constant product upgrades.