Carol Nahra

2,137 Flips | 16 Magazines | 5 Likes | 7 Following | 74 Followers | @cahana | I teach documentaries and digital culture to American university students in London, and juggle a number of documentary gigs...

BBC Academy - How do I make 360 videos?

How do I make 360 videos?<p>A guide byBBC VR Hub<p>1. What is 360 video?<p>A guide byBBC VR Hub<p>360 video is a spherical video format which, when viewed on a virtual reality headset, gives viewers the illusion of ‘being there’. It's generally a non-interactive format and it can be seen in 2D or 3D.<p>Most web …

Virtual Reality

Bill de Blasio: Murdoch's media empire is behind Trump's election

There is no comparison between a progressive critique of the media ... and a president who does not believe in free speech<p>To New York mayor Bill de Blasio, Rupert Murdoch is directly responsible for Donald Trump.<p>In fact, De Blasio argues: “If you could remove News Corp from the last 25 years of …

Bill de Blasio

Why I’ve changed my mind on Brexit

<b>PUBLISHED:</b> 18:40 10 August 2018 | <b>UPDATED:</b> 18:40 10 August 2018<p>Boris Johnson MP addresses members of the public in Parliament St, York during the …

Great Britain

The networked far right behind Tommy Robinson is a menace for our digital age | Matthew d’Ancona

Like a sort of ​low-rent, hard-right David Bowie, Robinson was already thinking of the next mask<p>Tommy Robinson’s story is best understood as an exercise in showbusiness, and the search by a relentless attention-seeker for public acclaim and influence. Already he has turned his release on bail from …

Tommy Robinson

Lost in translation: can British remakes of American shows work?

It’s an old habit of the Brits to curl our lips with superiority at American attempts to remake British shows, as if mocking their efforts to brew a decent cup of tea. Attempts to remake The Inbetweeners, The IT Crowd, even Are You Being Served? have all flopped for want of understanding the subtle …

TV

Love Island goes stateside as ITV sells rights to US network

American TV viewers are going to have to learn what it means when a melt is mugged off after US network CBS announced it was making its own version of Love Island.<p>ITV said on Wednesday it had sold the rights to the dating show, which has been an enormous financial and ratings hit, following strong …

Love Island

How The Telegraph Approach Social Media Marketing | Articles | Chief Digital Officer

Ahead of our Digital Publishing Innovation summit, June 26 & 27, we spoke with Mike Wright. Mike is currently the Head of Trending Content for the …

Splitting up and heartbreak in the world of social media

When my ex-boyfriend broke my heart, going to sleep was the highlight of my day. It wasn’t just because it meant I wasn’t conscious – though that was …

Social Media

Sky News bans far-right extremist and suspends program that hosted him

Sky News Australia has announced The Adam Giles Show will be reviewed and placed “in recess” after it broadcast an interview with far-right extremist Blair Cottrell.<p>The channel’s chief executive, Angelos Frangopoulos, also announced that Cottrell, who has previously said he wanted a portrait of …

Neo-nazism

If the BBC wants to know why nearly a million listeners have dropped the Today programme, they might want to look at their political coverage first

BBC Radio 4’s flagship news and current affairs programme, <i>Today</i>, which for decades has set the agenda for the media-political elite, has been …

Fake News

Hearst Magazines Digital Content Chief Reflects On Changes In A Fast-Moving Business

With last week’s announcement naming Troy Young to succeed David Carey as Hearst Magazines president, the company is in the first days of a …

Content Curation

ITV, Channel 4 and Channel 5 told to improve children's programmes

<b>Media watchdog Ofcom has called on ITV, Channel 4 and Channel 5 to improve their children's programming.</b><p>A review by Ofcom has found a lack of original shows for older children, a limited range of factual programmes and not enough on-screen diversity.<p>In a letter to the commercial public service …

OFCOM

Here's how the U.K. plans to tackle fake news

The British solution to misinformation: Intervention<p>How should governments address the ongoing threat of misinformation? In the United Kingdom, …

Social Media

Don’t scoff at Love Island. It’s British society laid bare | Leah Green

Two TV shows have been endlessly debated during the long, hot summer of 2018. One was a vacuous, pointless, and time-consuming programme where cartoonishly attractive, stupid people shagged endlessly in a tacky villa; the other a fascinating social experiment where the complexities of the heart, so …

Love Island

Shock! Anger! Joy! Confusion! An American watches Love Island

Much like Amy Winehouse, Nando’s and The Great British Bake Off, if there’s something blowing up in England, eventually America is gonna want to get involved. And has anything blown up in recent months as much as Love Island? Maybe it’s the mass feeling of escapism that has us (meaning, us …

Love Island

How successful are UK documentaries in cinemas?

Currently on its sixth week of release, Asif Kapadia‘s feature documentary Amy is performing extraordinarily well and looks like it will become the …

Box Office

BBC Radio 4 - Thinking Allowed, Selfies - disconnection from ICTs

'Selfies' - every day Facebook users upload 350million photos, Instagrammers share 95 million photos and there are 3 billion Snapchat snaps. A central element of visual sharing online involves 'selfies' -which often generate more comment than anything else. But why this fascination with images that …

From An American Family to The Osbournes: eight landmark fly-on-the-wall documentaries - Telegraph

The British Documentary Movement

The pioneering documentary film-makers who fuelled Britain’s class war.<p>The 1930s were an intriguing time for the class struggle. During this time, a number of leading cultural figures declared their support for the working class. These leading cultural figures, however, were almost always …

Information Disorder, Part 2: Mapping the Landscape

By Claire Wardle<p>Over the past eighteen months, there has been a surge of interest in trust and truth in a digital age. There have been hundreds of …

Travel With Kat

Travel

12 ways NGOs can fight for a free press

It’s a tough time to be a reporter...<p>This fight to protect press freedom has to be global, where we all stand up to strengthen voices of colleagues who are being silenced, imprisoned, killed, in growing numbers. Journalism has always been a risky business - but now the risks are rising as never …

Changemakers

Global Press Institute: Digital journalism for women in the developing world

What solution(s) does your initiative address to better the lives of girls and women by leveraging technology? (select all applicable)<p>Access to …

Alfred Friendly Press Partners

Alfred Friendly Press Partners provides training in the United States and abroad for journalists from countries with underdeveloped media. During the …

Europe is using smartphone data as a weapon to deport refugees

Smartphones have helped tens of thousands of migrants travel to Europe. A phone means you can stay in touch with your family – or with people …

Privacy

How to … make NGO videos for social media

Hire millennials, invest in assets and be concise, and you’ll have short, snappy and highly shareable videos for Facebook and Twitter<p>They are called dabs, those short, snappy and highly shareable videos that dominate your Facebook or Twitter feed. News organisations such as NowThisNews and AJ+ (Al …

Faking It: Fake News and How it Impacts on the Charity Sector - International Broadcasting Trust

Fake news is of course a very topical issue and much has been written about it, but this is the first report that examines the implications of fake …

The Blue Planet Effect - International Broadcasting Trust

<b>How good is TV coverage of the environment? Blue Planet II showed us the damage plastics are doing to our oceans. Hugh’s War on Waste highlighted</b> …