Blog posts by year and month February 2012

Posts (22)

  1. Reporting the Olympic/Jubilee Year BBC Television Centre, Wednesday 15 February 2012 is a big year for BBC News, in sheer organisational terms. So what's the plan for covering the Olympics and the Royal Jubilee? In this CoJo lunchtime seminar, Raymond Snoddy, presenter of Newswatch, talks ...

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  2. How can a journalist ensure the safety of their sources without acting like an amateur James Bond?

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  3. Pinterest is an image-based social network which allows users to assemble collections of pictures from other websites on their own 'boards' under different themes and share them with friends and the public.

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  4. Iran is moving up the news agenda; it's certainly moving up Israel's agenda. However, late last year BBC Global News director Peter Horrocks warned of the difficulties facing BBC journalists: "We are seeing the levels of intimidation and bullying as well as attempts to interfere in our indepen...

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  5. BBC News producer Cara Swift tells the story behind Jeremy Bowen's reports from Zabadani, a rebel-held town in Syria: After so much time in Gaddafi's Tripoli last year, I became used to being herded onto a government bus and driven around on mystery tours. We were rarely given any detail of w...

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  6. Radiodays Europe, 15 to 16 March 2012, Barcelona The BBC College of Journalism is working with Radiodays Europe on one of the largest and most influential European radio conferences of 2012.   Top personalities and key industry figures will take part in more than 40 sessions looking a...

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  7. Iran is moving up the news agenda; it's certainly moving up Israel's agenda. With parliamentary elections due in March, Robin Lustig, presenter of The World Tonight on Radio 4, talks to BBC experts on Iran: James Reynolds, BBC Iran correspondent Sadeq Saba, head of BBC Persian Service. ...

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  8. Public figures may rightly have complained to the Leveson Inquiry about weeks of looking from inside their homes to see reporters camped along the driveway, but, as any coalface hack would care to add, it's even less fun huddled on the outside looking in. Even in the relative comfort of the news...

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  9. Is the Manchester Evening News still a newspaper? I only ask because I don't think Paul Gallagher - talking to news:rewired on Skype from Manchester - mentioned anything about a newspaper. He's head of online at the paper and his presentation made clear that the Manchester Evening News is no l...

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  10. The New York Times uses three principles when deciding how its journalists should use social media: do it strategically, be different, and strive for meaningful engagement with the audience. That was the message from Liz Heron, social media editor of The New York Times and the keynote speaker...

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