Collaboration Work

BBC News Labs - Asynchronous Workshop - Autumn 2014

Education Domain “Autumn Asynchronous Workshop”

A new opportunity has arisen, and the BBC News Labs Team decided to look into it. The question posed was “How might we contextualise the Education Curriculum with News and Current Affairs?”

#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.

Matt Shearer at Press Launch for International Startup Conference

Press launch for International Startup Conference

On the 10th, I took part in a press launch for the “International Startup Conference” run by Room in the Moon’s Rafael dos Santos, at Google Campus. I’ll be talking about rapid prototyping at the event in mid March at Ravensbourne College in London. Press Launch for Startup Conference <a href="https://twitter.com/intent/tweet?url=http%3A%2F%2Fmattshearer.co.uk%2Fwp-json%2Fwp%2Fv2%2Fposts%2F%3Fper_page%3D100&text=Hey%20check%20this%20out" onclick="_gaq.push(['_trackEvent', 'outbound-article', 'https://twitter.com/intent/tweet?url=http%3A%2F%2Fmattshearer zoloft … Continue reading Press launch for International Startup Conference

BBC Academy Fusion Talks - innovation in large organisations

Fusion Talk – News Labs with Mirror & Shed Media, MC’d by Jem Stone

Did a quick talk for BBC Academy Fusion today about News Labs & Connected Studio – chaired by Jem Stone. It was all about “Innovation in large organisations”. Malcolm Coles (Product Director at Trinity Mirror) and Martin Trickey (Group Head of Digital at Shed Media Group) also talked. Video to go up shortly.

News Archive Creative Studio Briefing – London

Today we (News Labs as part of BBC Connected Studio) ran an event at the Shoreditch Village Hall, to brief potential participants of the News Archive Creative Studio with the background for the News Archive project. Here you can see the BBC News Labs “News Archive” presentation that explains how BBC News Archive content will … Continue reading News Archive Creative Studio Briefing – London

BBC News Labs – Christmas Season Asynchronous Workshop

The wider BBC News Labs group gathered* at The Bricklayers Arms in Shoreditch to discuss 2013, new ideas, and plans for 2014**. What does this mean? What is the benefit? After a very busy 6 months, this is an ideal time to hold a retrospective, and think about how to improve things for 2014. The … Continue reading BBC News Labs – Christmas Season Asynchronous Workshop

Demos from #newsHACK – 27 Prototypes demo sessions & 7 Prize Winners

See the demos and prizewinners from the #newsHACK 2013 event. A few moments: The Mirror team’s “Rubix News” The Sky News team hack demo My former boss Anthony Sullivan (who was a judge, and is now at Guardian) giving an award to the Sky News team Me Introducing the judges Robin Pembrooke awarding “Best in … Continue reading Demos from #newsHACK – 27 Prototypes demo sessions & 7 Prize Winners