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Paul Bradshaw

teaches Online Journalism at Birmingham City University

Blog posts in total 9

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  1. Information security: You are the weakest link

    Underground car parks, blurred faces and courtroom arguments: this is the picture of source protection we are used to. It needs to change.

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  2. Ebook interactive: what do you think of it so far?

    I have just spent 10 months publishing an ebook. Not writing, or producing, but 10 months publishing. Just as the internet helped flatten the news industry - turning reporters into publishers and distributors - it has done the same to the book industry.

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  3. How digitisation has changed the cycle of news production

    As stories are picked up and move through news organisations today, they pass through a series of stages, from initial tweet through to potential interactive news app.

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  4. How news consumption has changed from beats to a constant static

    In 2007, Paul Bradshaw's A Model for the 21st Century Newsroom described how the old production line model for news was meeting a networked mode of operation - where anyone could take on editorial and distribution roles and journalists were no longer limited in the medium they could choose or th...

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  5. Four lessons I've learnt about using Facebook for journalism

    My experiment last week in running a blog entirely through a Facebook Page quietly came to the end of its allotted four weeks. It's been a useful exercise and I'm going to adapt the experiment slightly. Here's what I learnt: 1. Facebook suits emotive material The most popular posts du...

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  6. Social Media Summit report: changing audience expectations and behaviour

    Web and social media platforms are challenging news organisations to address different audiences in different ways, and at different times.

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  7. #bbcsms: Session report - Changing audience expectations and behaviour

    The first day of the BBC Social Media Summit (#bbcsms) discussed changing audience behaviour. Paul Bradshaw writes: The two overriding themes here were different audiences and different contexts. Web and social media platforms are challenging news organisations to address different audienc...

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  8. #bbcsms: A changing audience or changing audience expectations?

    If anything summed up the expectation that the former audience has of news in 2011 it was the reaction created by three words: 'Chatham House Rule'. "Tear down this wall!" demanded Jeff Jarvis. "People across the world risk all to speak openly," said Stephen Punter, "and the BBC has a clos...

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  9. Four lessons I've learnt about Facebook

    My experiment last week in running a blog entirely through a Facebook Page quietly came to the end of its allotted four weeks. It's been a useful exercise and I'm going to adapt the experiment slightly. Here's what I learnt:

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