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#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.

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”.

George Richmond, James Murphy and Laden Oksuzer from SKY NEWS Labs

SKY NEWS Labs Visits BBC NEWS Labs – Part II

Today James Murphy from SKY NEWS Labs visited us in the Central Lab again, and this time he brought along George and Laden along. The previous time James visited was almost exactly 1 year ago – 20th November 2013 – straight after we met at #newsHACK 2013. We shared our projects updates, talked about shared issues, … Continue reading SKY NEWS Labs Visits BBC NEWS Labs – Part II

#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.

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.

Finnish Public Broadcaster YLE Visits BBC News Labs

Pia Virtanen from Finnish Broadcaster YLE was visiting BBC News Labs today. YLE are investing in semantic web technology, and are having a look at what the BBC have done in the Linked Data space. Interestingly, it seems they have solved the TV License approach by having a “Tax at source” tax called “Media Tax” … Continue reading Finnish Public Broadcaster YLE Visits BBC News Labs