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?”
Great event in Dublin & Glasgow – will add more soon. – see #newsHACK hashtag for updates, and #newsHACK website.
Jeremy Tarling and I both gave talks yesterday at ISKO UK’s Taming the News Beast. Jeremy went into some detail about the News Storyline Ontology, and I talked about how BBC News Labs were planning to tame the news beast in terms of auto-tagging the Journalism data we store – text, images and AV – “The … Continue reading The Newsroom of Things for ISKO UK – Taming the News Beast
Yesterday saw a great creative event in Shoreditch, put on by the Connected Studio team. I did some MC’ing to help out, and the brief included the context of the News Storyline data model.
Following the News Archive briefing in London yesterday, we ran the briefing in Belfast today. ~10 Indies from the Belfast area attended, to look at the scope and context for the News Archive Connected Studio process which is kicking off. You can read more about it here. Richard Cable introduced the News Archive editorial proposal. … Continue reading News Archive Creative Studio Briefing – Belfast
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
Yesterday I posted an update on what BBC News Labs has been up to for the last few months:
James Murphy and Paul Fairless from the SKY News team popped into BBC News Labs today.
BBC News Labs visited FT today, to discuss collaboration opportunities, following the #newsHACK.
On 25th – 27th October 2013, Jeremy Tarling, Ant Miller and I visited MozFest. We demonstrated Storyline Ivy – a prototype from #newsHACK The News Juicer & News Labs APIs demo And generally talked about BBC News Labs
Following #newsHACK on October 17th, Ceclia and Fielding from The Guardian office in New York, popped into BBC News Labs to have a chat about collaboration in the future.
On October 17th & 18th 2013, BBC News Labs in partnership with BBC Connected Studio, put on a 48 hour News Industry Hackathon called #newsHACK with 10 News Organisations and 6 Universities. BBC News Labs brought The Juicer, with our News Labs APIs, and a Storyline authoring tool called Storyliner by Outlandish.com for teams to … Continue reading #newsHACK 2013 – BBC News Labs Hackathon with Connected Studio
This is The Juicer team from #newsHACK 2013: Jeremy Tarling Paul Wilton Viktor Tron Harry Robbins Richard Lynton-Evans
The team took some time out at the end of a hard day, at The Bree Louise, to further discuss the News Storyline Ontology, and how we might use complex Storylines at #newsHACK.
Very pleased that Jeremy Tarling and partners published the News Storyline Ontology today. This is looking favourable as the cornerstone of BBC News’ future curation data structure. This has been some great work, coming out of News Labs’ “PR & Outreach” workstream.