Blog posts by year and month February 2010

Posts (38)

  1. The BBC College of Journalism runs a series of events, masterclasses, seminars and debates designed to inspire, inform, and provide a platform for debate about BBC journalism.   A full programme of events focusses on the current challenges facing BBC journalists in addition to reflecting current...

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  2. In the light of the Google/China stand-off, it was timely to hear a visionary and radical lecture at LSE on Monday night about how we might end censorship in the world and create, through the media, an open global forum to discuss public policy. The lecturer was Lee Bollinger, president of Col...

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  3. You are a journalist. A press release from a PR company telling you about a new survey arrives in your inbox. Do you:  a) Press Delete? b) Read it, and try to get hold of the survey data to use it in your output? c) Rewrite what you've been sent and press Publish (or whatever works i...

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  4. Monday 1 March, Egton House, London. Making the most of user generated content: distribution and redistribution. Matthew Eltringham, of BBC Newswire, and Pooneh Ghoddoosi, of BBC Persian TV, will be discussing how to get the best out of UGC. Using recent examples, they'll be looking at the ...

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  5. Thursday 4 March, Bush House, London.  Social media project update. Pooneh Ghoddoosi, the producer and presenter of the BBC Persian TV interactive programme Nowbat-e Shoma, is working on a project to develop and use social media. In this Fit for the Future session, she'll be looking at how ...

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  6. Monday 22 February, Bush House, London. Technology has grabbed our attention, but what does this really mean for journalists? Rory Cellan-Jones, the BBC technology correspondent, will discuss what tools and applications journalists will be using in 2010. Technology for journalists Rory Cell...

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  7. A journey into a new TV partnership with the BBC's smallest language service. In this Fit for the Future session, a team working for the Krygyz service at the BBC's Bush House described how they, along with their correspondents and the state broadcaster in Kyrgyzstan, set up an entirely new p...

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  8. The phone call came on Friday evening when all the news bulletins agreed that Tony Blair's appearance at the Chilcot Inquiry was the lead. The man who rang me had other ideas. "I've got some breaking news, Mr Gerlis," he announced, barely able to conceal his excitement. I might have shared in ...

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