BBC joins the user contributed content gang
Pete Clifton, head of BBC News Interactive, has spoken on user contributed material coming for BBC in the future.
“It’s about having a place on the site where you can bring it all together, a ‘Your News’ place where we can really showcase the best of what we have.
Read more over at Journalism.co.uk.
This is, of course, not chocking news. BBC is usually pretty forward when it comes to their websites and it actually surprises me somewhat that they haven’€™t ventured into this in a serious manner before. Communicating with their users is nothing new though; I remember a nice videogames subsite that did that nicely. It might still be around…
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