We're exploring how bots can help the BBC reach new audiences and simplify workflow for our editors and journalists.
JUL 06 2018
12 ideas for engaging young audiences from BBC News Labs’ most recent industry hackathon.
Tagged with connected studio, future of news, hackathon, new journalism formats, newshack, personalised news
JUN 07 2018
Scripting chatbots is hard. Here's how we're making it easier for BBC journalists
Tagged with bots, chatbots, conversational ui, future of news, new journalism formats, newsroom tools
FEB 27 2018
We built a prototype to highlight and identify the most important people in raw video footage. Here's what we learned during the process.
Tagged with artificial intelligence, automation, bbc r&d, big data, experiments, face recognition, future of news, machine learning, research and development
FEB 27 2018
AI Research Engineer Fionntán O'Donnell explains how BBC Research and Development's facial recognition tool works.
Tagged with artificial intelligence, automation, bbc r&d, big data, face recognition, future of news, machine learning, research and development
DEC 11 2017
BBC News Labs’ AI research engineer, Fionntán O’Donnell, shares some of his personal views on ethical AI and its implications for news.
OCT 09 2017
Labber Dave Bevan shares insights from the International Broadcasting Convention in Amsterdam this September.
Tagged with automation, broadcast news, conference, future of news, innovation, international, journalism tools, r&d, research and development
JAN 09 2017
This month: tools to beat fake news, predictions for journalism in 2017 and mapping radio.
Tagged with future of news, hackathon, innovation, new journalism formats, noted, tools, trust, virtual reality
JUN 13 2016
News Labs joined Radio 1Xtra Academy in Exeter to run a mobile video workshop
MAR 21 2016
All the info from the Internet Freedom Festival 2016 in Valencia
MAR 17 2016
Tagged with Future of News, Future of the BBC, Hackathon, Juicer, Language Tech, News Industry Collaboration, newshack
OCT 12 2015
News Labs joined Radio 1Xtra Academy in Bradford to lead a mobile video workshop and a drop in stand
AUG 05 2015
News Labs ran an event focussing on how the world is using and consuming Mobile Video, what happened next will blow your mind!
Tagged with Future of news, Future of the BBC, Hackathon, London, Mobile Video, digital journalists, millennials, newshack
JUN 03 2015
For our 8th #newsHACK News Innovation event we're partnering as always with Connected Studio and joined by Global Editors Network. This event's theme is all about working together.
Tagged with Broadcast News, Future of News, Future of the BBC, Hackathon, Juicer, News Industry Collaboration, newshack
JAN 29 2015
SEP 22 2014
On Wednesday September 10th, the BBC News Labs, accompanied by BBC Connected Studio, kicked off the Future of News initiative, in our beloved London Old Broadcasting House.