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Robin Pembrooke

Director, News Product & Systems

Blog posts in total 11

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  1. Shifting gear with the World Service

    Shifting gear with the World Service

    Robin Pemborke, Director of News Products and Systems reviews the past year's achievements with the World Service

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  2. Come and help transform the BBC World Service

    Come and help transform the BBC World Service

    The World Service is an extraordinary and unique organisation; it is the world’s largest international broadcaster, reaching over 320 million people every week on Radio, TV and Online in 29 different languages.

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  3. BBC News available on the new Apple News

    BBC News available on the new Apple News

    Apple has today launched their new Apple News service in the UK, and we’re pleased that BBC News is part of the new experience as it launches.

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  4. Digital News Discovery and the launch of Google AMP

    Digital News Discovery and the launch of Google AMP

    Google AMP is a new open and shared, web standard for publishing content pages, optimized for mobile consumption. Google have announced the initiative today and the BBC together with around 20 global publishers have been involved in the design and definition of the approach.

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  5. New BBC News website: digital General Election and your feedback

    New BBC News website: digital General Election and your feedback

    The BBC News app has been updated to include a special Election 2015 hub that provides access to all the election coverage

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  6. BBC News: a single web solution for everyone

    BBC News: a single web solution for everyone

    Over the next two weeks you’re going to see a lot of changes on BBC News online as we switch to a fully responsive website and go live with our General Election deliverables.

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  7. New BBC News app on Newswatch

    New BBC News app on Newswatch

    In the interview I talk about some of the features that we are looking to enhance in response to user feedback.

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  8. Supporting and enhancing the new BBC News app

    Supporting and enhancing the new BBC News app

    We’ve had a wide range of feedback from users who both like and dislike the changes that have been made.

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  9. Upcoming changes to BBC News Online

    Upcoming changes to BBC News Online

    In December we started inviting users of tablet devices to switch from the existing website to the new responsive solution and their feedback has been very positive.

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  10. Rolling out Responsive BBC News worldwide: what have we learnt so far?

    We’ve found that much of the original code deployed has had to be refactored to allow for styling differences to be applied rapidly across indexes on all 27 of the language sites in a way that works at all different types of browsers.

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  11. Storyline Data Model: Sharing the ontology for BBC News

    In my first blog post I’m going to be telling you about a new data model concept called ‘Storyline’ which we hope will provide the basis for innovative online journalism partnerships. The BBC believes in distributing its work to the wider industry in order to benefit users and other online publ...

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