ELMer is a prototype for automating external linking from BBC News stories.
Tagged with API, Automatic Tagging, Co-occurrence, Machines do the heavy lifting, Minimum Viable Prototype, Named Entity Recognition, News industry collaboration, News labs open projects, Semantic Technology, Structured Journalism, World Service and International, juicer
News Switcher lets BBC journalists easily switch between the differents editions of the News website
JAN 16 2017
A roundup of our projects and experiments in 2016.
Tagged with University Challenge, experiments, hackathons, journalism tools, project, speech-to-text, text-to-speech, transcription
JAN 13 2017
News Labber Tom Maslen introduces his new command-line tool to quickly test UI components with any page on the web.
FEB 27 2015
For the last six months I've been on a placement in News Labs as developer on the BBC's Digital Media Graduate Scheme, and in this post I'd like to share what I've been working on during this time.
DEC 30 2014
DEC 04 2014
NOV 20 2014
NOV 18 2014
NOV 04 2014
Plenty is happening again this week, so grab your cuppa and let's catch up - Mozfest, Symposium reports, and more
Tagged with cj symposium, eeg, eye tracking, hack, hackathon, mozfest, newsmap, project, slicer, window on the newsroom
OCT 20 2014
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.
Tagged with Juicer, cj symposium, datastringer, eu elections, hack, new york, project, uk parliament
SEP 01 2014
AUG 22 2014
A linked data ontology to enable structured journalism and News storytelling at scale, across platforms and the internet.
Tagged with Machines do the heavy lifting, News labs open projects, Semantic Technology, Storyline, Structured Journalism
BBC News Labs is looking into some new research questions based on AV curation.
Datastringer will help you subscribe to data sources, and will notify you when patterns arise or thresholds are broken.
In June 2015, a hack team at #newsHACK created a concept called The Journalist Toolbox, proposing that newsroom content publishing & presentation tools needed to be more accessible for journalists. This has been renamed to Newsroom.Tools
Tagged with Digital journalists, News Labs Open Projects, News industry collaboration, Newsroom tools, Structured Journalism, juicer, newshack
Device Switcher lets developers and journalists view their websites in their mobile, tablet and desktop views