Matt Shearer

Innovation Manager,

Blog posts in total 10

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  1. The multidiscipline teams made up of Journalists, Developers and Designers brainstormed ideas to address the competition theme: The Future of News Curation. They then built prototypes, or “hacks”, to demonstrate their ideas.

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  2. Tomorrow morning the 2nd #newsHACK will kick off in Glasgow and Dublin. This News Industry Hack event is a partnership with Global Editors Network, and the event part of their global #EditorsLab programme.

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  3. We've published some pre-event videos to help explain Storyline, and some of the APIs and tools that will be available to participants in the competition around "The future of News Curation".

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  4. BBC News Labs are pleased to announce #newsHACK II - a news industry innovation event on 1st & 2nd May 2014

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  5. How might we use combinations of our data sources to generate scalable relevance tools, so that we can promote the best connections across millions of content items & topics?

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  6. We ran a BBC News Labs stand at the Mozilla Festival “Science Fair” to demonstrate and share the News Labs APIs and The Juicer, to talk about Storyline, and to see what was going on in the open source, hacker and maker innovation spaces.

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  7. We saw some great rapid iterations on ideas with small, multidiscipline teams. Each team had a chance to test their ideas in audience testing on the Thursday afternoon to get some real insight. Another key element was that teams used real data sources, rather than mocked up data.

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  8. Storyline is an open (free to use) data model developed by some News industry data practitioners to allow the description of News Stories (including articles, images, video, shorttext etc) using linked data.

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  9. Hi I’m Matt Shearer, delivery manager for Future Media News. I manage the delivery of the News Product and I also lead on BBC News Labs. I recently wrote about BBC News Labs and the BBC News Juicer. The News Juicer is a platform that digests what we publish on bbc.co.uk/news...

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  10. Hi I’m Matt Shearer, Delivery Manager for Future Media News - I manage the delivery of the News Product portfolio and I also lead on BBC News Labs. BBC News Labs is an innovation project which BBC News started during 2012.

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