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June (21 posts)

  1. The New York Times' evolving social media strategy

    Monday 12 January 2015, 17:25

    Charles Miller Charles Miller edits the College of Journalism blog and produces documentaries for BBC History and Business. Twitter: @chblm

    Use social media strategically, be different, and strive for meaningful engagement with the audience.

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  2. Twitter for journalists: beyond gathering and distributing content

    Monday 12 January 2015, 17:25

    Abigail Sawyer Abigail Sawyer is a Senior Producer for BBC World Service

    It's becoming clear that Twitter presents opportunities beyond newsgathering and distributing content.

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  3. You CAN teach an old dog new tricks

    Monday 12 January 2015, 17:25

    Raymond Snoddy Raymond Snoddy is a freelance journalist and former presenter of the BBC's NewsWatch programme.

    For journalists of a certain age, total invisibility can easily amount to professional death. By putting yourself about online, there is at least the chance of a useful tie-up or unexpected commission.

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  4. Ten mistakes to avoid when covering Europe

    Monday 12 January 2015, 17:25

    Charles Miller Charles Miller edits the College of Journalism blog and produces documentaries for BBC History and Business. Twitter: @chblm

    There are 27 EU member countries but only 17 Eurozone countries, with the Euro as their currency. There are also six so-called Candidate Countries.

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  5. The challenge of reporting history in two and-a-half minutes

    Monday 12 January 2015, 17:25

    Phil Harding Phil Harding is a journalist, broadcaster and media consultant, and a former controller of Editorial Policy at the BBC

    Two more dates for the Queen and two more royal events for the BBC and the media to cover. But a couple of royal engagements this week were trickier to report than most.

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  6. How to get into the BBC as a journalist

    Monday 12 January 2015, 17:25

    Jonathan Baker Jonathan Baker is head of the BBC College of Journalism

    'How do I become a BBC journalist?' As an organisation, the BBC can offer some basic guidance and advice on how you might go about it

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  7. How two rookie reporters interviewed the Duke of York

    Monday 12 January 2015, 17:25

    Tom Bigwood Tom Bigwood is on the BBC’s Journalism Trainee Scheme. Twitter: @thetombigwood

    Days after radio training in Bristol, I found myself preparing to help two students on the verge of university make the most of their day as reporters.

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  8. Human rights: who's responsible for poor coverage in UK media?

    Monday 12 January 2015, 17:25

    Suzanne Franks Suzanne Franks is professor of journalism at City University, London

    Some parts of the tabloid press still show a relentlessly negative framing of human rights

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  9. Hyperlocal breaking news: Whose role is it anyway?

    Monday 12 January 2015, 17:25

    Charles Miller Charles Miller edits the College of Journalism blog and produces documentaries for BBC History and Business. Twitter: @chblm

    Media outlets need to find people and organisations of influence including active citizen journalism platforms/journalists.

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  10. Learn from the best in BBC journalism

    Monday 12 January 2015, 17:25

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

    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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