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Bernard Gabony Bernard Gabony is lead multimedia trainer, BBC News Blog posts in total 2

  1. If a picture’s worth a thousand words make sure you choose the right one

    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.

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  2. Passive beauty on the news website

    Thursday 4 November 2010, 15:38

    The eurozone doesn't excite me. But the opening sentence here did (sad but true):

    "Tough rules for the eurozone, aimed at averting another financial crisis, have been agreed at an EU leader's summit."

    Why? Because it would have been so easy to write it in the active and start with a boring phrase:

    ...

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