Tagged: UK

The Guardian to contract bloggers for local news 4

The Guardian to contract bloggers for local news

While Swedish national papers have moved away from local news initiatives, as local advertising markets are not ready to support costly coverage, there are examples in other countries of how to build coverage by...

The BBC to educate the public in journalism 0

The BBC to educate the public in journalism

Now everyone can take part of the online journalistic training and resources the BBC has available to its journalists. The BBC blog dot life announces a virtual college of journalism: “One of the most...

Geo-stories, the result of the Brighton multimedia project 0

Geo-stories, the result of the Brighton multimedia project

In December I wrote about the multimedia project in Brighton which is a collaboration between the University of Brighton, Nokia, Ymogen and the BBC. Today the result was released as Geo-stories, a set of...

Robin Hamman on the pilot BBC project in Manchester 2

Robin Hamman on the pilot BBC project in Manchester

The BBC is a media company in the forefront when it comes to working with its users, letting them contribute in different ways. One of their projects that I’ve been following for a while...

Al Gore brings Current TV to the UK and Ireland 1

Al Gore brings Current TV to the UK and Ireland

Current TV, the interactive tv network founded by Al Gore and Joel Hyatt in 2005, has now launched its UK version. With air time on both Sky and Virgin Media platforms in the UK...

Hyperlocal sites from UK's largest newspaper publisher 0

Hyperlocal sites from UK's largest newspaper publisher

The Teesside Gazette has launched five hyper-local sites, under the name Your Gazette, based on postal codes in the Middlesborough area in the UK. Interestingly enough, this initiative comes from UK’s largest newspaper publisher...

BBC to open up journalism training site to the public 0

BBC to open up journalism training site to the public

Speaking of what bloggers need to approach journalism… The BBC are doing what they can to bridge the gap and educate citizens about the rules and workings of the journalistic trade. They are launching...

Reading stats for the Guardian's blogs – but incoming links more important, says McIntosh 3

Reading stats for the Guardian's blogs – but incoming links more important, says McIntosh

On his blog, Neil McIntosh, head of editorial development at Guardian Unlimited, offers some usually secret statistics of blog traffic at the Guardian. blog traffic of 1.2m page impressions in December 05 grew to...

BBC starts citizen journalism project in Brighton 1

BBC starts citizen journalism project in Brighton

In collaboration with the University of Brighton, Nokia and Ymogen, BBC Innovation is launching a month-long citizen journalism project in Brighton. It’s a multimedia project, meaning the participants will use video, still photography and...

BBC hosting blogging workshops in Manchester 0

BBC hosting blogging workshops in Manchester

The BBC will arrange a blogging workshop in Manchester, as a part of the Manchester Blogging project, an interesting approach in which the BBC simply wants people to blog more, and to submit their...

BBC pioneering "citizen tv" with Your News 0

BBC pioneering "citizen tv" with Your News

BBC News 24’s launch of Your News, a tv news program to be made up of user-generated content, marks another step in the convergence of citizen and established media. The pilot of the show...