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Laura Taflinger

Digital content producer, BBC Academy

Blog posts in total 8

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  1. Hashtag Love: How social media influenced a live radio drama

    Hashtag Love: How social media influenced a live radio drama

    How a radio play’s script and plot ending was decided by live audience reactions on social media.

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  2. Immersing yourself in new storytelling technologies

    Immersing yourself in new storytelling technologies

    Journalists and producers are discovering new tools and practices to create immersive stories using virtual reality and 360 video.

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  3. BBC producers preview the future

    BBC producers preview the future

    Smarter ways to search and livestream events were just two innovations from BBC Connected Studio that content producers got to grips with at a recent workshop.

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  4. Should video producers worry about AI?

    Should video producers worry about AI?

    AI is already changing jobs in a wide range of fields. Where and how soon will it change the way media professionals work?

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  5. Make it snappy: The new world of ‘glanceable content’

    Make it snappy: The new world of ‘glanceable content’

    In a keynote address to the recent Digital Cities Bristol conference, Nic Newman explored what journalists need to be thinking about to keep up with digital trends.

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  6. 360, immersive and social: Creating videos for a planetarium dome

    360, immersive and social: Creating videos for a planetarium dome

    What if the immersive 360-degree videos we now watch through a headset were projected onto a planetarium, turning an individual experience into a bigger, much more social one? The Bristol Data Dome is finding out.

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  7. What makes a good 360 video?

    What makes a good 360 video?

    The elements that make 360-degree video a truly engaging experience were up for discussion at a BBC Research & Development training day, where 360 producer Edward Miller demonstrated what works, and what doesn’t.

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  8. How journalists can use apps and bots to increase productivity and engagement

    How journalists can use apps and bots to increase productivity and engagement

    All media companies are now in the business of technology, Slack executive Alia Lamaadar told the ReThink conference in Birmingham. By harnessing technology such as bots, journalists can further improve their reporting and reach larger audiences.

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