Blog posts by year and month February 2010

Posts (38)

  1. Wednesday 3 March 2010, BBC Television Centre, London. The Digital Election - how much of a role will Twitter, Facebook, blogging networks and other social media play in the 2010 General Election campaigns? Two of the most important political bloggers in the UK - Iain Dale of Iain Dale's di...

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  2. February - April 2010, BBC Television Centre, London. The BBC College of Journalism and BBC News held a series of lunchtime seminars looking at a whole range of issues likely to emerge during the general election campaign.    These events discussed the impact of social networking and the dig...

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  3. Last week I received an email inviting me to attend the 63rd World Newspaper Congress at "the world's most compelling destination!" Egged on by the exclamation mark, it was hard to resist opening the email. The world's most compelling destination, it turns out, is Beirut. I have lit...

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  4. The BBC Global News audience insights team and the Futures Company (formerly known as the Henley Centre) gave a session on 'Word of mouth - how to turn the global audience into communication partners' as part of the Fit for the Future season.  They presented research on the concept of 'word of...

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  5. Unlocking the potential of the BBC World Service language sites.   Sally Thompson and Tom Leitch gave a lunchtime seminar on how BBC Global News Future Media is using web tools to translate the 32 different language services at the World Service. The aim is to make the most of all the conte...

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  6. It's an ambitious title and an ambitious project: 'The Reconstruction of American journalism.' But then its authors - Michael Schudson and Leonard Downie - lack neither ambition nor pedigree. As one half of the author team, Michael Schudson told the audience to the latest Reuters Institute Lec...

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  7. tag:bbc.co.uk,2008:cojo:1:playlist2009-07-07T16:24:54+01:00Viewers' reactions to news graphics sequences - tag:bbc.co.uk,2008:cojo:1 -

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  8. Peter Horrocks, the BBC's Director of Global News, gave a very full and frank assessment of the editorial challenges facing the BBC in his Fit for the Future keynote address. He outlined the need for a shift from fortress to network journalism and the importance of embracing social media, part...

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  9. Graham Holliday, the blogger and social media expert, gave an insightful talk about the internet boom in the former war-torn African state of Rwanda. Graham spoke about how people outside the mainstream media are exploring new ways of publishing and distributing content - using social networki...

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  10. I was amused to hear about ongoing and in-depth research for an Ofcom report, due out this spring, into the acceptability of bad language on television.  The poor researchers have had to sit in people's front rooms holding up cue cards with rude words written on them, noting the reaction f...

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