BBC defends the expansion of the canon bound to digital content
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BBC defends the expansion of the canon bound to digital content

Jara Bravo.- Tony Hall, general BBC director, has defended the actual funding model, based on the obligatory canon, applied to the whole British public chain; he also believes this model should be applied to contents broadcasted through the Internet. This measure would affect people with computers, tablets and smartphones, as they would have to pay … Continua llegint

BBC offers recommendations for journalistic coverage through Twitter
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BBC offers recommendations for journalistic coverage through Twitter

Irina Barnés.- After the BBC channel became this week the communication means to share more information through Twitter, Mark Frankel, BBC’s digital content editor has given, exclusively for Journalism.co.uk, four basic recommendations for journalistic coverage of events through said social network. The first recommendation is the use of a simple language. 140 characters is not … Continua llegint

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A report confirms the causes of BBC’s Digital Media Initiative fail

Carolina Añaños- “Confusion” and a lack of planning by the BBC’s Executive were the main reasons for Digital Media Initiative’s (DMI) failure. According to a National Audit Office (NAO) report published on Wednesday by BBC Trust, the channel overestimated its capacity of successfully achieving the project, which was cancelled on May 2013, resulting in a … Continua llegint