#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
News Switcher lets BBC journalists easily switch between the differents editions of the News website
This Big Data project will leverage machines to do the heavy lifting in multilingual media monitoring.
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
DEC 13 2017
Labber Alex Norton shares four potential benefits of automated transcription technology that we’ve found from our experiments in the newsroom.
Tagged with automation, experiments, language technology, named entity recognition, newsroom tools, speech-to-text
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?
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.
Tagged with digital journalists, github, hack, journalism tools, newsroom tools, tools, universities
SEP 26 2016
Liam Bolton shares his experiences working with the BBC News Labs and Visual Journalism teams.
JUN 04 2015
#newsHACK VIII - The News Industry Accelerator - comes to a close. June 2015 in Shoreditch, London.
AUG 22 2014
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
Device Switcher lets developers and journalists view their websites in their mobile, tablet and desktop views
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
Create spoken content anywhere, at any time, without access to specialist facilities such as TV and Radio studios or even microphones