Blog posts by year and monthJanuary 2015
Mobile journalism specialist Nick Garnett covered the terrorist attacks in Paris for BBC Radio 5 live. While mobile had its strengths, he says, it was a case of picking the right broadcast tools for the job.
The revamped BBC News app is our biggest step yet in the personalisation of news, allowing users to focus on the type of news, topics, local stories and sports that are important to them.
The source, the questions asked, the sampling and the methodology behind a survey all need to be checked before a journalist decides if there’s a story in it.
The amazing Graph search engine has been junked in favour of a keyword search focusing primarily on stuff our friends have been posting.
An exciting new work experience scheme from BBC World Service Languages, called Future Voices, aims to get people in the UK who are fluent in two languages through the doors of BBC News.
The latest BBC Academy ‘Data Day’ for regional journalists was designed to help reporters use data journalism to break stories and hold the powerful to account.
In the decade since the Freedom of Information Act was passed, the BBC has used FOI to unearth hundreds of stories. Martin Rosenbaum describes some of the hurdles and hard lessons learned.
As Japan imposes new laws that threaten to restrict the freedom of the press, some Japanese reporters and activists are seeking new ways to conduct investigative journalism.
Eyewitness Media Hub was launched to help push news organisations to handle eyewitness media sensitively and in a sustainable way.