Angelique Halliburton

Blog posts in total 65

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  1. In this Big Stories event, chaired by BBC director of news Helen Boaden, you can hear about some of the key questions for politicians at Holyrood and Westminster as the debate on a referendum on Scottish independence continues. Scotland's first minister, Alex Salmond, has announced plans to ho...

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  2. Explore how today's soldiers are sharing their experiences of war The war in Afghanistan has seen military memoirs take their place on best-seller lists. And soldiers are using personal video cameras or 'helmetcams' to record real-life footage which has been used to make compelling through-the...

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  3. What is the quickest and most effective way to get copy where it needs to be on a breaking story? The BBC is moving from using Twitter as a tool to find information to a tool for breaking news. So how does that affect how the BBC covers stories? The Stephen Lawrence case marked a watershed i...

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  4. How do you find a story if you're in a news patch where big stories don't break every week? If you're on the news team at BBC Radio York - covering North Yorkshire - then the answer is through hard work, ambition and a sense of curiosity about what's going on and what your audience is interest...

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  5. How good are we at reporting attitudes to race, bigotry, immigration? These are highly emotive subjects where emotion can hamper clear journalistic thinking. Mark Easton, BBC News home editor, discusses the range of stories which involve race: those the BBC does well, those it does badly and ...

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  6. Where does the eurozone go from here?  A Cojo lunchtime seminar.   The Italian and Irish governments have just unveiled austerity budgets, US Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner is touring European capitals to discuss the crisis, and the credit-worthiness of the leading countries in the eurozo...

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  7. To say that 2011 has been an eventful year is quite an understatement. Most notably, this year has seen two royal weddings, 'an Arab Spring', rioting and looting in the UK, the Eurozone crisis, and several 7-billionth babies. So what does the not-so-distant future hold? Daniel Franklin, exec...

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  8. On 29 November ministers and senior officials from 160 countries will gather in Busan, South Korea, to decide on the future of development aid.   In the run up to the Fourth High-Level Forum on Aid Effectiveness, the BBC World Service held a briefing to assess the event's significance, how i...

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  9. Saturday November 26, London College of Communication Young people who live in areas affected by the UK summer riots have been invited to join media experts at a one-day conference to discuss the disturbances. Organised by the Citizen Journalism Educational Trust and the-latest.com, the even...

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  10. Wednesday 14 December 2011, TV Centre, London. John Strickland, the airline consultant, will be giving a Journalism Programme briefing on the state of the industry and the stories that are likely to emerge over the next six months.   He'll assess the role of global competition, budget flights a...

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  11. BBC world affairs producer Stuart Hughes recently wrote about the marvels of modern broadcast technology that allow him to set up, in all of ten minutes, a radio studio in a hotel room anywhere in the world. But what intrigued me the most about Stuart's blog was the image of his self-styled N...

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  12. In the latest in the CoJo 'In Conversation' series, BBC Radio 4 Today programme presenter Justin Webb spoke to BBC correspondent Nick Higham. The film contains video and audio clips of Justin's interviews with the Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg, former Labour Deputy PM John Prescott, and oth...

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  13. Wednesday 14 September, TV Centre, London With the first of the big-three UK political party conferences starting on Saturday 17 September, a BBC College of Journalism lunchtime seminar will reveal what goes on behind the scenes of these major events. Former leading spin doctors from all thr...

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  14. Rome Hartman in conversation with Justin Webb Rome Hartman, the executive producer and creator of BBC World News America, is to take part in a CoJo lunchtime seminar looking at the BBC and its future role in the US media. Rome, who is leaving the BBC for a senior role at the US network NBC,...

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  15. The BBC's Business Editor, Robert Peston, BBC Chief Economics Correspondent Hugh Pym and William Horsley, UK Chair of the Association of European Journalists, are to give a CoJo lunchtime seminar on the economic crisis in Greece. They'll assess the impact of Greece's financial problems and wh...

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  16. In the Heat of the Moment: Interviews Amid Wars and Disasters, with Alastair Leithead In the Art of the Interview season, top presenters, interviewees, commentators and broadcasting executives discuss how to get the best out of interviews. Alastair Leithead has covered natural disasters aro...

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  17. In the Art of the Interview season, top presenters, interviewees, commentators and broadcasting executives discuss how to get the best out of interviews. Are news interviews on the BBC too similar, as producers scramble to get the best interviewees for their own output? Does the ineradicable ...

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  18. BBC Home Editor Mark Easton and Tony Travers, from the Department of Government at the London School of Economics, discussed the complexities of local government. They talked about 'spending cuts' versus 'efficiency savings' and what they actually mean for councils across the UK. They also c...

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  19. Wednesday 20 April, Room 5, BBC TV Centre, London Local councils across the UK face a challenging year as the Coalition Government's 7% cut in funding comes into effect this month. Join BBC Home Editor Mark Easton and Professor Tony Travers, from the Department of Government at the London Sc...

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  20. In the Art of the Interview season, top presenters, producers, interviewees and their representatives celebrate the form and share their tips on getting the best out of every interview. News coverage often involves interviewing victims, either of people or of circumstance. How does it feel ...

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