Tag Archives: PSB

Nov 10 2012

George Entwistle is gone but how to rebuild confidence in the BBC?

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The fact that George Entwistle has resigned is good news for the BBC – although a personally devastating decision for one honourable individual.* The real problem at the BBC right now is not trust, it’s confidence. In the long-term trust … Continue reading

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Sep 24 2012

Help! What is the value of social media to public service journalism?

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Added value for society is generally speaking what public service journalism aims for.  But what’s the public value of a tweet? How should public service journalists use Twitter and the rest of social media to produce public value? How do we … Continue reading

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Sep 5 2012

What is the value of social media to public service journalism? New research project

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We all know that using social media like Twitter and having online platforms such as blogs can enhance our journalism. But what if you have a particular public service brief, for example, working for a public service broadcaster? In some … Continue reading

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Mar 20 2012

It doesn’t matter who is the boss at the BBC. And yet, at this time it matters more than ever.

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BBC Director General Mark Thompson was the consummate BBC suit who was promoted quickly, did much, but left little substantial legacy that can be attributed directly to him. He was an adept politician, a hard-working and dedicated servant of public … Continue reading

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