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Matt Shearer Matt Shearer Innovation Manager Blog posts in total 10

  1. #newsHACK II - the results are in

    Friday 9 May 2014, 14:34

    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.

    Read more about #newsHACK II - the results are in

  2. #newsHACK 2: participants and live updates

    Wednesday 30 April 2014, 13:41

    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.

    Read more about #newsHACK 2: participants and live updates

  3. #newsHACK II: info and API videos

    Tuesday 15 April 2014, 11:57

    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".

    Read more about #newsHACK II: info and API videos

  4. #newsHACK II: the 2014 News Industry Innovation Event

    Wednesday 19 March 2014, 09:28

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

    Read more about #newsHACK II: the 2014 News Industry Innovation Event

  5. #newsVANE at BBC News Labs

    Monday 24 February 2014, 11:48

    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?

    Read more about #newsVANE at BBC News Labs

  6. BBC News Labs Update: Open Innovation, Linked Data in the Newsroom and Story Driven Journalism

    Wednesday 27 November 2013, 08:30

    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.

    Read more about BBC News Labs Update: Open Innovation, Linked Data in the Newsroom and Story Driven Journalism

  7. News Hack 2013

    Tuesday 22 October 2013, 10:36

    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.

    Read more about News Hack 2013

  8. News Hack: Storyline Video

    Tuesday 15 October 2013, 08:30

    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.

    Read more about News Hack: Storyline Video

  9. News Labs and The News Juicer at Yahoo! Hack Europe

    Tuesday 23 April 2013, 18:20

    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...

    Read more about News Labs and The News Juicer at Yahoo! Hack Europe

  10. BBC News Lab: Linked data

    Monday 28 January 2013, 09:41

    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.

    Read more about BBC News Lab: Linked data

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