Blog posts by year and month October 2013

Posts (15)

  1. Journalists from 40 countries were in Brazil to talk corruption and fraud, leaks and collaboration at the Global Investigative Journalism Conference.

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  2. This conference was a tale of redefining the roles of the journalist, the media and the audience. And maybe even of social media itself.

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  3. Instead of informing and entertaining its audience, the BBC will, to an extent, invite them to inform and educate each other.

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  4. Bearing witness to war crimes is an extension of the duty journalists have to create a record, says the veteran BBC war correspondent.

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  5. At 5.45 on Thursday last week, Eddie Mair introduced an item on PM like this: It is one of the hazards of being a baby:

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  6. The abuse faced by Caroline Criado Perez became a huge talking point over the summer of 2013. She was the campaigner who had founded The Women’s Room and led a highly successful social media campaign to have a woman represented on UK bank notes.

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  7. One of the best-loved programmes for children in Russia has come under fire from opposition activists after allegedly parodying the anti-Kremlin protest movement.

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  8. In Austria the public broadcaster, ORF, was until recently banned by law from using Facebook and Twitter. Based on a revision of Austrian media law in 2010, the prohibition has now been the subject of political debate and lawsuits for almost two years.

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  9. Next year is the 13th anniversary of the famous BBC report from Ethiopia in which Michael Buerk talked about a “biblical famine”. The images of Mohammed Amin, together with powerful words, produced one of the most famous television reports of the late 20th Century.  

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  10. We are delighted to announce a stellar panel of judges for our Student Innovation Award.

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