#newsHACK is all about intense multi-discipline collaboration on Journalism innovation, to support & accelerate the News Industry.
Tagged with News industry collaboration, Newshack, Newsroom Tools, Structured Journalism, Universities, World Service and International, juicer
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.
Tagged with Digital journalists, Journalism tools, News industry collaboration, Structured Journalism
News Switcher lets BBC journalists easily switch between the differents editions of the News website
The Gifenator allows journalists to capture frames from live broadcast streams to republish as gifs on social media channels.
Audiogram Generator is a tool for turning audio content into video files that can be shared on social media.
News Labs and BBC Connected Studio are helping The Trust Project organise The Trust Project Challenge - a two-day hack event aimed at finding practical methods of signalling trustworthiness in online news.
This Big Data project will leverage machines to do the heavy lifting in multilingual media monitoring.
Tagged with API, Automatic Tagging, Big Data, EU, H2020, Journalism tools, MT, Newsroom tools, Open innovation, STT, Speech to text, Universities
We're partnering with Connected Studio to explore how journalists can use open data to tell visually compelling stories about India.
JUL 06 2017
Labber Lei He shares her journey from a journalism student to the software engineer behind the BBC’s first news chatbot.
JUN 08 2017
Prototypes are sometimes not just about the technology, but about building relationships with people outside our team.
JUN 05 2017
BBC News Labs has six open positions for flexible and imaginative developers with an enthusiasm for media.
MAY 22 2017
How do we harness the power of audio to expand our reach on platforms that are, well, visual?
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
OCT 24 2016
Newsroom.Tools, created at a #newsHACK event by a team of journalists at the Times and Sunday Times, launched at MozFest after being developed by students at Goldsmiths, University of London.
Datastringer will help you subscribe to data sources, and will notify you when patterns arise or thresholds are broken.
An attempt to show news events seamlessly on stock charts
BBC News Labs worked with the BBC procurement team to help test APIs for the BBC's next generation broadcast running order system.
Device Switcher lets developers and journalists view their websites in their mobile, tablet and desktop views
BBC News Labs investigated some preliminary ideas for Google Glass applications.
Create spoken content anywhere, at any time, without access to specialist facilities such as TV and Radio studios or even microphones
Tagged with Journalism tools, Machines do the heavy lifting, Newsroom tools, Open innovation, Structured Journalism, TTS, Text to speech, Tools, Universities, World Service and International
BBC News Labs ran several maker sessions at the BBC during 2014 and early 2015.
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