BBC rewind The Rewind archive contains tens of thousands of individual clips from the BBC’s news and current affairs output from across the UK, including both regional and national programmes, from the late 1940s to 2021. Nationwide, 24 Hours, Tonight, Midweek, Everyman, Monitor, Man Alive, Newsnight, Countryfile and The One Show are covered. Short clips […]
A website from the BBC Rewind provides free access to BBC archive news programmes reflecting life and events in Northern Ireland from 1952 to December 1979. Most are news clips from BBC Northern Ireland news and current affairs programmes including Ulster Mirror. It includes coverage of the Troubles as well as quirky news stories.
A report launched by the OECD this week Data based on the cross-national PISA (Programme for International Student Assessment) surveys. Are students taught reading strategies for assessing the credibility of sources? Is socio-economic status significant?
Fascinating fact from the Latest Ofcom news consumption in the UK annual report. Yet only 37% trust social media. Get the full facts by downloading the report from the website. It covers TV, radio, social media, Internet and includes information on levels of trust. Excel and raw data files can be downloaded from the website. […]
Trump of Yore, is a fascinating project from the @qz bot studio when President Trump tweets it uses mathematical software to compare the new postings tweets in the president’s pre-inauguration 12,647-tweet archive, Other useful sources Trump archive which has been independently archived. Propublica has the politwoops – deleted tweets from Trump since 2015. Also useful […]
According to a number of recent research studies many people are now using their smartphones. A report from the Knight Foundation recently found that , 89% of the U.S. mobile population (144 million users) now access news using a smartphone. Also released this week a Pew report on engagement and reading of news by American […]
Rap News Plus from the official Vietnamese News Agency produces short rap videos aimed at young people from 15 to 25, news topics covered have included the Snowden leaks, European football http://www.vietnamplus.vn/tags/Rap-News.vnp Read about it in the World Editors news blog. http://blog.wan-ifra.org/2014/12/02/rapping-the-news-engaging-young-people-in-news
Library tutorials on how to use Factiva (http://www2.le.ac.uk/library/find/databases/f/factiva) available. Finding newspaper articles: https://connect.le.ac.uk/newsfa Finding company data: https://connect.le.ac.uk/cdf/
University of Virginia Library WSLS-TV. Archive online: http://news.virginia.edu/content/uva-library-launches-online-archive-historical-tv-news-footage Access historic news clips and news transcripts, currently 3,600 news clips items covering 1951-1971. These years cover the civil rights movement and desegregation as well as feminism and Vietnam. An online exhibit page has a collection of themed items including news clips and scripts related to the […]