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  1. Journalism innovation award: last chance to enter

    David Hayward

    is a video consultant. Twitter: @david_hbm

    There's now just over a week before the closing date of the inaugural BBC College of Journalism innovation award for postgraduate journalism students. We've been very impressed by the standard of entries already received and look forward to seeing more over the next 10 days or so. What's been ...

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  2. How news consumption has changed from beats to a constant static

    Paul Bradshaw

    teaches Online Journalism at Birmingham City University

    In 2007, Paul Bradshaw's A Model for the 21st Century Newsroom described how the old production line model for news was meeting a networked mode of operation - where anyone could take on editorial and distribution roles and journalists were no longer limited in the medium they could choose or th...

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  3. BBC Journalism Fellowships 2012/13

    Jonathan Baker

    is head of the BBC College of Journalism

    We are looking for applicants from across the BBC Journalism divisions for two prestigious fellowships supported by the BBC: â�¢ The University of Michigan Fellowship â�¢ The Reuters Fellowship at Oxford University. These opportunities are open to all senior journalists across BBC Journali...

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  4. Spy planes: the news industry's eyes in the sky

    Stuart Hughes

    is a BBC World Affairs producer. Twitter: @stuartdhughes

    A few years ago I visited one of the frontlines in the West's battle against Al-Qaeda. It wasn't in Afghanistan or Pakistan, but inside an innocuous-looking prefab building on the outskirts of Las Vegas. At Creech Air Force Base in Nevada, US and British serviceman control heavily armed Rea...

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

    Angelique Halliburton

    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...

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  6. UK tech change: we're doing the same - just in different ways

    Damian Radcliffe

    is professor of journalism, Univ of Oregon @damianradcliffe

    The past decade has seen massive changes in the UK's communications market. We've seen the launch of Freeview, Sky+ and the iPhone, as well as new services like the BBC iPlayer, YouTube and Facebook. Many of these are now mass-market technologies and services. At the same time, the dial-up, l...

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  7. iPhone OS upgrade offers smart innovations

    Marc Settle

    specialises in smartphone reporting for the BBC Academy

    Like it or not, the impact of the iPhone is disproportionate to the number of people who actually have one. It's thought that barely 5% of phone owners globally have an iPhone in one of its various guises, yet for journalists it's becoming the device of choice. BBC Newsgathering recently reve...

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  8. Harnessing the power of new technology in newsgathering

    Martin Turner

    is Head of Operations, Newsgathering, BBC News.

    The BBC is replacing the cameras used by its news crews with tapeless cameras. It's beginning to replace corporate laptops with off-the-shelf machines. And it's starting to use smartphones as newsgathering tools. Should anyone give a damn? Well, no. Not unless all this helps to change the j...

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  9. Hostile environment training: just a game?

    Stuart Hughes

    is a BBC World Affairs producer. Twitter: @stuartdhughes

    Is it possible to prepare for deployment to a war zone by playing a video game? An Australian journalism lecturer, Tony Maniaty, thinks it could be. The former ABC foreign correspondent was first struck by the possibility of using video games as a training tool while watching his sons playi...

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  10. The tech times they are a changing - faster than ever

    Damian Radcliffe

    is professor of journalism, Univ of Oregon @damianradcliffe

    "Death and taxes" was Benjamin Franklin's famous dictum about the only certainties in life. If the Founding Father were alive today he might add the quickening pace of technological change to that maxim. Certain technologies are now so ubiquitous in many people's lives that we forget how new t...

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