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31 posts about BBC News on this blog

  1. Vote 2014: data architecture and semantic tagging

    Monday 19 May 2014, 07:15

    Paul Rissen Paul Rissen Data Architect

    If we know that the tag 'Birmingham City Council' is a Council type of tag, then when we give the user everything tagged with that subject, we can also provide more contextual information...

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  2. Designing the Human Body Clock

    Thursday 15 May 2014, 12:24

    Andreia Paralta Carqueija Andreia Paralta Carqueija User Experience Designer

    How much do we really know about the human body? While part of the BBC News Visual Journalism team I had the opportunity to design an online feature about the fascinating and complex Body Clock.

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  3. #newsHACK II - the results are in

    Friday 9 May 2014, 14:34

    Matt Shearer Matt Shearer Innovation Manager

    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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  4. #newsHACK 2: participants and live updates

    Wednesday 30 April 2014, 13:41

    Matt Shearer Matt Shearer Innovation Manager

    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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  5. #newsHACK II: info and API videos

    Tuesday 15 April 2014, 11:57

    Matt Shearer Matt Shearer Innovation Manager

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

    Wednesday 19 March 2014, 09:28

    Matt Shearer Matt Shearer Innovation Manager

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

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  7. BBC News website: responsive design in beta

    Tuesday 4 March 2014, 10:41

    Niko Vijayaratnam Niko Vijayaratnam Senior Product Manager

     You can see how the responsive site works at different screen sizes on desktop by adjusting the size of your browser window to see how the content automatically flows and re-adjusts to the screen size i.e. it is one site that works across all screens.

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  8. #newsVANE at BBC News Labs

    Monday 24 February 2014, 11:48

    Matt Shearer Matt Shearer Innovation Manager

    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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  9. Rolling out Responsive BBC News worldwide: what have we learnt so far?

    Friday 20 December 2013, 09:39

    Robin Pembrooke Robin Pembrooke Head of Product

    We’ve found that much of the original code deployed has had to be refactored to allow for styling differences to be applied rapidly across indexes on all 27 of the language sites in a way that works at all different types of browsers.

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

    Wednesday 27 November 2013, 08:30

    Matt Shearer Matt Shearer Innovation Manager

    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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  11. News Hack 2013

    Tuesday 22 October 2013, 10:36

    Matt Shearer Matt Shearer Innovation Manager

    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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  12. News Hack: Storyline Video

    Tuesday 15 October 2013, 08:30

    Matt Shearer Matt Shearer Innovation Manager

    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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  13. Building the Breaking News Tool

    Thursday 18 July 2013, 10:56

    Niko Vijayaratnam Niko Vijayaratnam Senior Product Manager

    The Breaking News Tool (BNT) is a new product we’ve launched this month which allows journalists to deliver breaking news alerts to you in up to six different ways at once.

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  14. Push notifications on the BBC News app

    Tuesday 2 July 2013, 12:35

    Alex Perry Alex Perry Product Manager

    Today we are releasing updates to our iOS and Android apps that will allow users to opt in to receive breaking news push notifications.

    Push notifications allow users to be alerted to breaking news stories on their smartphone or tablet in a form similar to a text message, even when they aren’t using...

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  15. Voyager: An epic journey for UX&D

    Friday 28 June 2013, 12:06

    Josephine Lie Josephine Lie Design Trainee

    I helped create an interactive infographic that depicts Voyager’s journey through our Solar System and a calculator feature that allows users to compare their commute time with Voyager’s journey. The feature also provides information about the celestial objects and different points of interest Voyager...

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  16. Vote 2013: Agile vs. Waterfall

    Tuesday 25 June 2013, 11:39

    Hannah Mitchell Hannah Mitchell Project Manager

    Hi I’m the project manager on the Vote 2013 Election product. You can find out more about the product in my colleague Jonathan’s blog post.

    Here I am going to tell you about the way I managed this project which utilised a number of new technologies and tools to put in place a solid foundation for...

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  17. Vote 2013: the first step towards connected politics

    Friday 21 June 2013, 07:31

    Jonathan Austin Jonathan Austin Product Manager

    The BBC is investing in its online political coverage to meet the challenges of the next four years. We took the first step on this journey in May, with this year’s local elections service called Vote2013.

    We overhauled our technology, introduced responsive design and, for the first time, published...

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  18. Storyline Data Model: Sharing the ontology for BBC News

    Wednesday 12 June 2013, 08:00

    Robin Pembrooke Robin Pembrooke Head of Product

    In my first blog post I’m going to be telling you about a new data model concept called ‘Storyline’ which we hope will provide the basis for innovative online journalism partnerships.

    The BBC believes in distributing its work to the wider industry in order to benefit users and other online publishers...

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  19. BBC News Linked Data Ontology

    Monday 3 June 2013, 08:00

    Jeremy Tarling Jeremy Tarling Senior Data Architect

    Hi I work with BBC News FM as a data architect, looking at ways that we can use linked data to help users discover relevant News stories quickly and easily on the BBC website.

    My colleague Matt Shearer has blogged about some of the prototyping that we have been doing, and Oli Bartlett has explained the...

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  20. Raven: File based ingest for BBC News

    Monday 13 May 2013, 08:50

    Michael Satterthwaite Michael Satterthwaite Product&Installation Manager

    I’m Mike Satterthwaite and I’m product and installation manager for the Broadcast Systems Development Team.

    We are one of the teams inside the BBC working on internal technology development. We normally develop products and solutions when there is nothing fit for purpose on the commercial market....

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