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Blog posts by year and monthJanuary 2014

Posts (17)

  1. BBC News Labs: The story’s all about making connections

    BBC News Labs, part of the BBC Connected Studio innovation programme, is using emerging formats and new technologies to help journalists do their job.

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  2. Investigative journalism: No-one said it was easy

    The BBC in Belfast has just hosted a one-day event exploring different aspects of investigative journalism to celebrate 40 years of BBC Northern Ireland’s Spotlight programme.

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  3. Komla Dumor’s legacy to journalism was to make Africa ‘like anywhere else’

    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.

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  4. This Holocaust Memorial Day don’t oversimplify the story

    The Holocaust has become a moral touchstone used to strengthen almost any political, moral or social position.

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  5. Jailing Twitter trolls may not be the deterrent we think it is

    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.

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  6. Jailing of al-Jazeera journalists in Egypt highlights need for new defences

    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?

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  7. Journalism Trainee Scheme opens for applications

    Applications for this year open on Monday and if past experience is anything to go by we can expect thousands to apply. Just 14 will get through the selection process.

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  8. #BBCTrending’s first question-and-answer session just had to be on Twitter

    On Wednesday my team mounted its first Twitter question-and-answer experiment. We a great way to harness interactivity. We learned a lot.

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  9. Philippines cybersex abuse exposed - but will it make a difference?

    The essential question is whether we can justify interfering in the lives of people in the name of journalism. It rarely changes anything.

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  10. Crowdsourcing with #nhswinter is for team players only

    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.

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