News Labs has been working with BBC R&D to explore a mobile-focussed, structured breadth & depth approach to News experiences
A new intuitive and quick way of tagging news articles with linked data concepts, which opens the BBC's structured data to benefit local News organisations.
Can we empower journalists with better ways of working with information, beyond the headline and text of a story?
Window on the Newsroom is a prototype discovery interface to help Journalists find content quickly across the whole Newsroom system by story or metadata properties
This Big Data project will leverage machines to do the heavy lifting in multilingual media monitoring.
DEC 12 2016
Our automated External Links Manager didn't generate the high click-through rates we hoped for. But it did teach us something about running a multivariate campaign on BBC News story pages.
JUL 12 2016
An exploration into news delivery through bot apps
JUN 27 2016
An update on Text Analysis in the news
APR 14 2016
Basile Simon, Jacqui Maher, and Sylvia Tippmann went to the International Journalism Festival 2016 in Perugia, and report with a best of the sessions they attended
JAN 13 2016
How can News Labs use its achievements in 2015 to set its priorities for 2016?
SEP 17 2015
BBC News Labs at the Data Science for Media Summit
SEP 07 2015
BBC News Labs looks at how our experiments and projects fit into Tony Hall's Charter proposals for the future of the BBC
JUL 22 2015
BBC News Labs addresses the link (!) between reporting and the medium of the web.
JUL 07 2015
BBC News Labs is taking a look at structured journalism this summer.
MAY 06 2015
The annual International Journalism Festival happened in Perugia, Italy last month. An information-packed five day affair, it’s impossible to go to every one of the hundreds of sessions, but News Labs’ own Jacqui Maher and Iain Collins were on hand to check out as many as possible.
SEP 29 2014
We received some fantastic news from the NYC last week - the two papers we submitted for The Computational Journalism Symposium event were accepted.
News Labs is working with UCL et al on identifying topics in the News, automatically. This is to support News recommendations, and to do the heavy lifting for Journalists
Datastringer will help you subscribe to data sources, and will notify you when patterns arise or thresholds are broken.
LDPTV is a project for surfacing more News content via smart TVs