15th May 2017
The good, the bad and the medley: how things have changed from bulletins to Twitter-feeds. Or have they?
Through the night hours in a BBC newsroom, the gallery screens never sleep.
Asia markets resurrect Bloomberg tickers, a distant vacuum hums, there’s the purr of a printer and in New York, Shang Hai and London it’s 20 minutes before the next top-of-the-hour. An engineer is slumped across the sound desk – a polystyrene cup out of harm’s way; the vision mixer, cocooned in a fleece and director’s swivel chair, stirs in a shiver of aircon.