Thursday, November 10, 2016

TRIAL: BBC Monitoring

University of Liverpool staff and students have trial access to BBC Monitoring until 23rd December 2016. Take a look at this resource, and let us know what you think.

Access: BBC Monitoring
Select 'Login', then select 'Login via Academic Institution'. Choose 'University of Liverpool' and enter your University username and password if prompted.
You will need to accept the Terms and Conditions for use.

BBC Monitoring's news and research services are based on round-the-clock monitoring of TV, radio, press, internet, news agency and social media sources by our analysts in the UK and worldwide. In total, Monitoring covers 180 countries, translates from over 100 languages and uses 2,800 local sources. As well as 'real time' reporting on unfolding stories, Monitoring utilises its deep cultural and linguistic understanding to provide detailed geo-political analysis.

Content includes:

•        BBC Monitoring Portal - a database comprising ‘real time’ news updates from around the world, analytical reports and an extensive archive of geopolitical information dating back to 1996. The BBC Monitoring portal contains c.4 million stories and 5,000 reports, as well as up-to-date government lists for all countries.

•        Terrorism Digest - A daily summary of reports regarding Jihadist and other terrorist activity, and counter-terrorism operations.

•        Media Environment Guides - Detailed and insightful reports on the media landscape (sources, levels of openness, key media players etc) within key countries.

After trying BBC Monitoring, please leave your comments below. You can choose the anonymous option to comment without needing to have a Blogger account, but it helps if you include your name in your feedback so that we can follow up on comments. Do get in touch; we really want to know what you think about this resource.

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