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The benefits of using voice-controlled devices for news distribution

| March 7, 2018 – 7:03 pm | 2,178 views
Robert McKenzie, editor, BBC News Labs

With as many as 30 million smart speakers sold worldwide, innovative journalists are looking to voice-controlled news distribution as a new way to reach audiences.

Devices like Amazon Echo and Google Assistant are quickly creeping into …

Slides and audio – Building the news: In-house tools for the newsroom

| December 11, 2015 – 1:51 pm | 2,107 views
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In this session, we looked at the resources needed in the newsroom to develop tools and templates, the collaborative approach between developers and journalists and the open-source movement.
We heard from Nick Petrie, deputy head of digital, The …