Visit to BBC User Generated Content (UGC) Hub

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Visit to BBC User Generated Content (UGC) Hub

As part of the MA Online Journalism at Birmingham City University, we visited the BBC User Generated Content Hub.

They gather, process and distribute images video and audio sent into them from the general public.

Matthew Eltringham heads up the department.


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Caroline Beavon

A communication professional with 12 years journalism experience and a genuine passion for new technologies. An experienced blogger and social media user

"This is the best course I have been to in terms of keeping everyone engaged. I found the examples of other data visualisation to be very interesting as I had never seen them before and know now to avoid certain styles! There were also different data visualisers whose works were explored - it all opened up a new way to look at the data and tell the story; a philosophy I believe Caroline delivers very well. She kept things simple as they should be (not patronising mind)" Infographics training course attendee, Warwickshire County Council