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What journalists need to know to fly a drone

Drones, also called unmanned aerial systems (UAS), can provide spectacular views for TV production otherwise unobtainable. The BBC has a team of operators especially trained to use drones. In a special BBC Academy Fusion session, members of this team explained what journalists should take into account when using drones in their stories. 1. A toy with CAA permission The control system …

5 ways journalists can use Google tools

Google organized a free workshop on 14 December 2015 in Birmingham focused on how journalists can use technology to improve and complement their stories. This is a summary of some tips Google News Lab’s Matt Cooke gave during the event. You can read more about the event using the hashtag #DNRoadShow. 1. Putting ourselves in …

Gay Talese, periodisme més enllà de les rodes de premsa

Gay Talese a la portada del reportatge del New York Times

Un espai diàfan ple d’ordinadors i gent en silenci que tecleja. Podria ser una oficina qualsevol en un edifici qualsevol, però es tracta d’una redacció farcida de periodistes. Les discussions han donat pas a llargs silencis, només interromputs per algun comentari sobre les declaracions de torn d’un polític i poca cosa més. Per als “afortunats” …