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Blog posts by year and monthJanuary 2013

Posts (14)

  1. Why social media in Pakistan is unlikely to spark an ‘Arab Spring’

    Pakistani social media highlight stories that traditional media do not cover, but activists are not in a position to usher in political change.

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  2. Israelis talk to Iranians on live BBC Persian TV special

    Putting Israelis and Iranians together on a live television show feels just as frightening as it is exciting.

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  3. Snow business: heading into a story?

    Looking at the cracking pictures Andy had got, we knew we had all the elements for a good report. Especially his shots of a young woman, covered in snow, walking home down a country lane after her car had broken down.

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  4. And the winner is: 10 tips on covering showbiz awards

    In the build up to the BAFTAs and Oscars next month, here are 10 tips on reporting from the red carpet.

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  5. Chinese media censorship: all-pervading, increasingly challenged

    In many respects China is arguably a country with one of the most comprehensive and sophisticated systems of media censorship.

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  6. Women scientists: don’t put them on air unless they’re the best

    There is an industry consensus that there are too few women experts appearing as contributors to broadcast programmes.

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  7. How ‘neat’ is Facebook’s Graph Search? A few first impressions

    You want to invite friends over for Game of Thrones, but need to find out who among your friends actually likes Games of Thrones. Facebook Graph Search will deliver, says Mark Zuckerberg.

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  8. 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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  9. Freedom of information: be careful what you ask for

    Focus on the information that is actually recorded, not so much thinking outside the box as inside the filing cabinet or hard drive.

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  10. LBC could be the winner after Clegg's 'chipper, unexciting' debut

    Rather than Incredible Hulk, the recent irritable appearances by the Deputy Prime Minister have been more Incredible Sulk.

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