Blog posts by year and monthJanuary 2014
BBC News Labs, part of the BBC Connected Studio innovation programme, is using emerging formats and new technologies to help journalists do their job.
The Africa of Komla Dumor was a continent where the bad, the ugly and brutal happens but also a continent with a bright future and strong economic prospects.
The Holocaust has become a moral touchstone used to strengthen almost any political, moral or social position.
The sentences handed down to John Nimmo and Isabella Sorley might deter a few but I think the effect the sentences have will be far more limited than people hope.
The jailing of three al-Jazeera journalists in Egypt heralds an age of high risk for journalism and an urgent need for new defences: is help on its way?
On Wednesday my team mounted its first Twitter question-and-answer experiment. We a great way to harness interactivity. We learned a lot.
The essential question is whether we can justify interfering in the lives of people in the name of journalism. It rarely changes anything.
This project combines our TV, radio and online news reporting of the winter pressures on accident and emergency departments with a data tracker and a Facebook page.