Tag Archives: Online journalism

The BBC and social media

I remember when online journalism arrived at the CBC national newsroom in Toronto in the mid 1990’s.  I worked on a program that produced hourly TV newscasts and because there wasn’t much of an online division then it fell upon … Continue reading

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Live blogging with Cover it Live

I’ve just finished live blogging a Commons debate on the impact of budget cuts to policing in the West Midlands and am most impressed by the user-friendly web tool Cover It Live. Here’s a step by step guide for anyone … Continue reading

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Launching the website

The launch of  the website birminghambudgetcuts.blogspot.com was timed to coincide with an anti-cuts rally in London that was to be attended by trade unionists from across Britain, including a busload of protestors from Birmingham.  It was our hope that by … Continue reading

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In the beginning…

What a difference a week makes.  In the last seven days, I have launched my first news website and created my first blog.    An insignificant achievement, I’m sure, for all those who’ve been in the trenches of online journalism … Continue reading

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