BBC Connected Studio

BBC Connected Studio

BBC Connected Studio is the pan-BBC innovation programme which is driven from BBC R&D and BBC Marketing and Audiences. Connected Studio runs innovation programmes, innovation events, and innovation studio sprints.

BBC News Labs is part of BBC Connected Studio.

#newsHACK London 2015 - The News Industry Accelerator

#newsHACK London 2015 – The News Industry Accelerator

We’ve just held #newsHACK in London, in partnership with Global Editors Network, and including an impressive spread of News organisations.

#newsHACK IV in Nairobi - BBC Connected Studio: World Service Africa - Nairobi

Nairobi #newsHACK: BBC Connected Studio World Service Africa

This event, in Nairobi Garage, was a hack event held by BBC News Labs and Connected Studio to prototype & launch new pilot News services that will reach young African females.

James Montgomery opens #newsHACK III on Langauge Technology

#newsHACK III – Language Technologies Hack – Tower Bridge

#newsHACK III – Language Technology was a 2 day hack event in London focussed on “Multilingual Automated News Services of the Future”.

#newsHACK II

#newsHACK II – Dublin & Glasgow, May 2014

In a frantic year of News Labs’ activity & growth, I have neglected to cover off the great #newsHACK 2 event we held on May 1st & 2nd this year – about 8 weeks ago!

#newsHACK 2 team in Dublin

#newsHACK 2 “Dublin Branch” – Team & Photos

Great event in Dublin & Glasgow – will add more soon. – see #newsHACK hashtag for updates, and #newsHACK website.

#newsHACK Logo

#newsHACK II Announced – Partnered with #EditorsLab

See this post announcing #newsHACK II – a co-production with Global Editors Network. The event will take place in 2 venues – Glasgow and Dublin. Universities and News Organisations can sign up for #newsHACK II here.

Takanobu from NHK at BBC NEWS LABS

Japan’s Public Broadcaster NHK visits BBC NEWS LABS

I had the pleasure of hosting Takanobu from NHK, Japan’s public service broadcaster, yesterday at the central lab. Takanobu joined us for our fortnightly team catch up, and ran a interview with me too. NHK are also thinking about building their innovation work, and so are looking at the possible models for this.