Nick Reynolds

Assistant Editor, BBC Online

Blog posts in total 21

Posts

  1. A chance to comment about the BBC's activites online, and on digital

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  2. “BBC clamps down on ILLICIT iPlayer watchers” was the Register’s colourful headline about the decision to switch off BBC iPlayer RSS feeds.

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  3. Michael Smethurst of BBC R&D has written a long, comprehensive and well recived post on his personal blog: “Designing a URL structure for BBC programmes”. It's a history of how systems like the BBC's Programmes Information database (PIPs) and /programme pages work together

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  4. As always with an Open post you can leave a comment about any subject, subject to the usual caveats and as long as you abide by the House Rules.

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  5. The Commonwealth Games gave the BBC’s Research & Development team a chance to try out Ultra High Definition TV and showcase some of their other projects

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  6. The three most commented posts on the blog in the intervening period were Dan Taylor introduced you to the new BBC iPlayer, niko Verrr  blogged about responsive design in BBC News and Chris Yanda helped you understand how BBC iPlayer works on Google Chromecast.

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  7. If you missed Tuesday's Connected Studio in Cardiff on Classical Music there are selected pictures on the live blog

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  8. On 16 January, BBC News launched Instafax, a new short-form video news service delivered to Instagram users. The project is a month-long experiment, with three 15-second videos uploaded a day, intended to serve as a roundup of the day's news...

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  9. Their purpose is to give you the opportunity to make a comment, ask a question or have a conversation about any aspect of the work of BBC Future Media or BBC Online.

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  10. If you're in any doubt as to his improtance in the history of BBC Online, read this lengthy article from The Register published last year.

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  11. "At the moment we treat audiences like licence fee payers. We should be treating them like owners. That’s what I meant when I said that we wouldn’t be THE BBC, but My BBC, Our BBC? The public owns us and that is what it needs to feel like."

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  12. The fact that BBC iPlayer app has now been downloaded more than 200 million times was reported by Metro (which has some nice infographics) and the Telegraph.

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  13. Tony Hall's speech on "Where Next?" for the BBC on Tuesday was largely reported neutrally, with most mainstream media opting for straight forward summaries. The whole speech can be watched on the About The BBC website, with an accompanying press release.

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  14. ...the purpose of an open post is to give you the opportunity to make a comment, ask a question or have a conversation about any aspect of the work of BBC Future Media or BBC Online.

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  15. The Internet blog was set up in 2007. Its aim has always been simple: to provide a place where people from the BBC’s technical and editorial teams who work in BBC Future Media and BBC Online can talk about their work and get feedback from readers.

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