Main content

Blog posts by year and monthNovember 2011

Posts (23)

  1. Video: The World in 2012

    To say that 2011 has been an eventful year is quite an understatement. Most notably, this year has seen two royal weddings, 'an Arab Spring', rioting and looting in the UK, the Eurozone crisis, and several 7-billionth babies. So what does the not-so-distant future hold? Daniel Franklin, exec...

    Read more

  2. Video: The Future of Aid

    On 29 November ministers and senior officials from 160 countries will gather in Busan, South Korea, to decide on the future of development aid.   In the run up to the Fourth High-Level Forum on Aid Effectiveness, the BBC World Service held a briefing to assess the event's significance, how i...

    Read more

  3. Italian freelance journalists protest against working conditions

    While evidence presented to Leveson is making journalists even less popular in Britain - if that were possible - it is hard to read this dispatch from Italy by Alessia Cerantola without feeling that there are journalists who deserve sympathy rather than public contempt: Before hanging himself ...

    Read more

  4. Twitter: out on a wire

    It's not very often that a news organisation reprimands its staff for being too eager to break a story. But recently Associated Press did exactly that. When AP journalists were arrested during the Occupy Wall Street protests in New York, they immediately put the word out via Twitter. The us...

    Read more

  5. Schools Questions and Answers competition

    BBC producer Rob Pearson outlines a UK-wide schools competition: The opportunity to hold decision-makers to account is one that youngsters get all too rarely. But for the past two months I've been working on a project that will hopefully allow them to do just that. 'Schools Questions and A...

    Read more

  6. Video: Reflections with Alex Crawford

    Sky News special correspondent Alex Crawford's coverage of the events in Libya and 'the Arab Spring' led to widespread acclaim when she became the first journalist to enter Tripoli along with the forces fighting to overthrow Colonel Gaddafi.  In the latest BBC College of Journalism and Fro...

    Read more

  7. Event: Media and the Riots

    Saturday November 26, London College of Communication Young people who live in areas affected by the UK summer riots have been invited to join media experts at a one-day conference to discuss the disturbances. Organised by the Citizen Journalism Educational Trust and the-latest.com, the even...

    Read more

  8. Event: Inside the Airline Industry

    Wednesday 14 December 2011, TV Centre, London. John Strickland, the airline consultant, will be giving a Journalism Programme briefing on the state of the industry and the stories that are likely to emerge over the next six months.   He'll assess the role of global competition, budget flights a...

    Read more

  9. Good afternoon, Scotland: going live for the first time

    The latest dispatch about the life of a BBC journalism trainee, from sports enthusiast Andy Burke: My first week in radio was an eventful one. I was shadowing one of Radio Scotland's sports news presenters, Annie McGuire, who was showing me the ropes of sports bulletins. She explained the ba...

    Read more

  10. I have seen the future in Stuart's shed

    BBC world affairs producer Stuart Hughes recently wrote about the marvels of modern broadcast technology that allow him to set up, in all of ten minutes, a radio studio in a hotel room anywhere in the world. But what intrigued me the most about Stuart's blog was the image of his self-styled N...

    Read more