Archive for the ‘Finding people’ Category

Web Tools for journalists

28 July 2008

The following notes are taken from demos to BBC news journalists, delivered in June/July 2008. (more…)


Tips and tricks for developing current affairs ideas

23 July 2008

I’ve been training in BBC Gloucester today.


One story which has featured strongly in the newsroom (though as I blog, I’m not sure if it will definitely feature on the local news here later), is that of the woman who suffered brain damage as a result of undergoing the Amazing Hydration Diet.


Using this story, I’m going to share how various tools from around the web can help you create, and more importantly develop ideas for news packages, and current affairs features. (more…)

Professional accountability 2.0-style

18 July 2008

A fortnight back I heard about a controversial new site called iwantgreatcare. (more…)

What the Dickens? A source for the credit crunch

18 July 2008

When the Daily Mail invokes Bleak House, you know the Pips are squeaking. (more…)

They care a lot

14 July 2008

Everyone heave a sigh of relief.


The Daily Mail have finally cottoned on to the threat to our lives and liberties that Google Street View constitutes. (more…)