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Posts with a bbc theme

Can newspaper social media sites continue to thrive alongside a strong public service broadcaster?

There has been a lot of very useful debate recently about the BBC’s role in the UK media market, but I think the healthy and innovative position of major newspapers suggests they are not under threat from a strong BBC

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Visualising comments in a sensitive debate

Max Gadney writes about a new debate visualisation tool being used by the BBC as pat of its White season.

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New BBC homepage in beta testing

New BBC homepage design in testing – what do you think?

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“Old media” can be innovative too

There are some smart people inside so-called old media companies who might yet surprise us with the innovation they can deliver around existing audiences

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Not ‘We Media’, more like ‘them and us’ media

Wemedia was more about them and us than how we all work together. Disappointing.

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We Media 2006 underway in London

The We Media conference “brings together the trailblazers of the connected society – the thinkers, innovators, investors, executives and activists seeking to tap the potential of digital networks connecting people everywhere.”

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Midpoint at the BBC Innovation Labs

Al Davidson reports back from the midway point of the BBC Innovation Lab on “making it people-shaped” and “making it beeb-shaped”

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Autonomy preparing video search assault from China

Video search set to be a big growth area as TV channels broadbast online

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BBC Backstage prototype: social tagging

The wonderful BBC Backstage project gives us the chance to talk about a social tagging prototype we built for the BBC recently.

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Event Summary: BBC New Media Central Presentations at AIGA London

BBC New Media Central (NMC) is one of the biggest design research and development centres in the UK working across all digital media. Nico McDonald from AIGA London organized an event at the Design Council last Wednesday to introduce the work of NMC.

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