Final session: Steve Herrmann, editor, BBC News Online

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Final session: Steve Herrmann, editor, BBC News Online

  1. 1. news rewired session: Collaboration in digital journalism Steve Herrmann Editor, BBC News online bbc.co.uk/news
  2. 2. Linking
  3. 3. Linking <ul><li>On track to meet the target of doubling external click-throughs by 2013 </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Q3 2010 monthly average 2.9m click-throughs </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Q3 2011 monthly average 6.1m clicks-throughs </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>Around one-third go to other news sites via ‘Moreover’ – the technology behind the ‘From Other News Sites’ box on many BBC News stories </li></ul>The Daily Mail website gets around 80,000 referrals per month from the BBC News site, not including those that go via Moreover The top destinations for external click-throughs are affected by the top stories that month, e.g. in February there was news of the street-level crime maps being published, ITV footage of an elderly lady confronting armed robbers and stories about tickets for the Olympics in 2012 January 2011 February 2011 March 2011 1 c.moreover.com c.moreover.com c.moreover.com 2 www.education.gov.uk www.police.uk www.edisposals.com 3 www.youtube.com www.itv.com www.tickets.london2012.com 4 www.dailymail.co.uk www.dailymail.co.uk www.dailymail.co.uk 5 swapathon.co.uk www.london2012.com twitter.com
  4. 4. Linking
  5. 5. Live coverage and linking <ul><li>Ingredients: </li></ul><ul><li>Breaking news </li></ul><ul><li>Live streaming + video loops </li></ul><ul><li>Latest developments + key points </li></ul><ul><li>Best BBC links </li></ul><ul><li>Latest images </li></ul><ul><li>Users’ accounts </li></ul><ul><li>Best of web and social </li></ul>England riots: Live page 11.7m pageviews on 9 August more than 20 million over the week
  6. 6. Sharing and data Eurozone in crisis http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-13366011 Education league tables http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/special/education/school_tables/primary/10/html/302.stm  
  7. 7. Social
  8. 8. Correspondents <ul><li>Digital and broadcast </li></ul>
  9. 9. Digital newsgathering <ul><li>Tour of Tahrir Square – by smartphone </li></ul>
  10. 10. Steve Herrmann Editor, BBC News online [email_address] @BBCSteveH Thank you

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