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David Hayward

is a video consultant. Twitter: @david_hbm

Blog posts in total 273

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  1. Five lessons we’ve learnt from online news video in 2015

    Video consultant David Hayward identifies five areas that characterise the changes in online news video that have been seen in 2015.

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  2. Making great online video: Don’t imitate TV

    A new generation of online video providers has discovered that what works online is different from what works on television. So what guidelines can we offer video makers to ensure their work is noticed by an online audience?

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  3. BBC v BuzzFeed - which platform will win the election?

    The question of whether the BBC or BuzzFeed will win the media election could symbolise the battle between the new and the traditional newspapers and broadcasters and the new kids on the block.

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  4. Online news video: A little of what we’ve learned so far

    Over the past few months I have had numerous conversations with friends and fellow journalists who are desperately trying to find the holy grail of quality, popular online video.

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  5. The death of local TV has been greatly exaggerated

    Local TV enthusiast David Hayward argues that recent negative coverage of local television businesses gives a false impression, and that there's positive news out there too  

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  6. The future of local TV - another way forward?

    You have a local media industry in need of content and a raft of journalism students in need of experience. It struck me that combining the two would create an elegant solution.

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  7. Welcome to the golden age of local TV

    Journalism is about to go through a momentous change. Ofcom, the communications regulator, has awarded the first 19 licences in the government plan to roll out local television across the UK.

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  8. Social media as gateway to global engagement #smsnyc

    In many ways this was the most interesting of the panels from the Social Media Summit in New York. It was an opportunity to hear from social media editors around the world, about how they and their news organisations engage with their audience through social media. They all have different challe...

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  9. Future of news organisations in a social world: the big guns discuss #smsnyc

    There was something ever so slightly odd about sitting in the New York Times Center, one of the great bastions of US media, listening to three British media executives talking about the future of news organisations.

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  10. After Boston, brainstorming better verification #smsnyc

    Last week was quite extraordinary for breaking news stories. I was in New York for most of it, preparing for the BBC College of Journalism and New York Times Social Media Summit. The event could not have come at a better time for the issues that were to emerge.

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  11. College of Journalism launches second student innovation award

    We are delighted to announce the 2013 BBC College of Journalism Student Innovation Award, which is officially launched at the POLIS International Journalism Conference today.

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  12. Birmingham forum looks at digital through a local lens

    For several years local and regional journalism has been at a crossroads. Digital technology has changed the way we get our news and information.

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  13. London symposium on the safety of journalists

    Ahead of a major United Nations session in Vienna to discuss the safety of journalists and impunity, frontline journalists from around the world, global media organisations, academics, charities and NGOs met to discuss proposals to give them greater protection.

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  14. Connecting Communities conference - continuing the conversation

    We want to know the key themes that emerged from our Connecting Communities conference, and how we can build on them.

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  15. #BBCscc12 - Connecting Communities Conference - Salford

    Thursday 24 May 2012, MediaCityUK, Salford We've now opened registration for our Connecting Communities Conference on 24 May at the BBC's new headquarters at MediaCityUK in Salford.  The idea is to provide a forum for debate and discussion about how mainstream media can engage with communiti...

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  16. Event: World Press Freedom Day 2012

    Thursday 3 May 2012, Thomson Reuters, London Strasbourg: Journalists' Foe or Friend? The UK Press Freedom Network, with support from UNESCO, The Society of Editors and the BBC College of Journalism, is holding a public event to mark World Press Freedom Day. This year's event will look at ...

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  17. Journalism innovation award: last chance to enter

    There's now just over a week before the closing date of the inaugural BBC College of Journalism innovation award for postgraduate journalism students. We've been very impressed by the standard of entries already received and look forward to seeing more over the next 10 days or so. What's been ...

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  18. Event: Connecting Communities Conference - Salford 2012

    How can mainstream and community media co-exist and collaborate? The BBC College of Journalism is holding a major conference to explore the subject at the BBC's new offices at MediaCityUK in Salford on 24 May. For a number of years there has been growing engagement between mainstream media ...

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  19. #POLIS12 - International Journalism Conference

    Reporting the World was the theme of the third annual international journalism conference held at the London School of Economics with the BBC College of Journalism, Polis and the European Broadcasting Union. The conference began with a powerful  

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