Matthew Eltringham

is editor of the BBC College of Journalism website. Twitter: @mattsays,

Blog posts in total 39

Posts

  1. It's time we stopped making jokes about older people being incapable of dealing with technology - because it's not funny and it's not true

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  2. 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.    

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  3. The College of Journalism and the New York Times are once again hosting the Social Media Summit, this year in London. And there are plenty of new themes to discuss.

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  4. In a post-Leveson world, where standards of journalism are being challenged more than ever before, journalism educators should be leading journalism into the digital age.

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  5. The current relationship between academia and journalism is like two hedgehogs mating: prickly and stand-offish.

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  6. Welcome to the new College of Journalism website. For the first time we have brought together our content and the wealth of material from our sister colleges.

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  7. In the eight years since the BBC took its first tentative steps along the social media superhighway, so much has changed but plenty has remained the same.

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  8. The American writer Eric Hoffer argued that in times of profound change, the learners inherit the earth, while the learned find themselves beautiful equipped to deal with a world that no longer exist.

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  9. BBC News, like all major news providers, has been transformed by technology and the opportunities it has offered over the last 20 or so years. Social media is the latest tectonic plate to move and change the landscape.

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  10. In a guest blog post, Graham Cluley, senior technology consultant at Sophos, explains why he walked away from the social networking site: A few weeks ago I killed my Facebook account. Years of pithy status updates, inconsequential conversations with friends and acquaintances and personal pho...

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