Video conferencing has become a big part of working for a lot of people during lockdown. In this post, we share some of our formative experiences of reporting a virtual Parliament.
Like everyone in the world in these times of social distancing, Hansard staff are having to find ways of working differently to get our job done. We want to share with you how that experience is going.
General elections present Hansard staff with a big challenge that is essential to the job: committing to memory the names and faces of all new MPs.
Believe it or not, Hansard reporters are all-round athletes. This post explains why we need stamina, speed and teamwork to get our job done.
Academics at the University of Huddersfield have embarked on a project using Hansard's content. One lucky Hansard reporter attended the team's end-user meeting in London to find out more.
The relationship between digital and any other format of art, communication and production is often presented as one of conflict. Hansard is proof that it doesn’t have to be that way. But what does a Ben Stiller film have to do with it?
It’s Hansard’s sixth blog post, so we're going to give you six interesting (we think they are) Hansard stats. That’s right. Numbers.
We don't expect you to know it all already when you join Hansard. Find out how our postgraduate diploma in parliamentary reporting equips new reporters for a job like no other.
Charlie Browne, a House reporter for Hansard, has blogged about the common questions she gets about her job.
Hansard started blogging on the Parliamentary Digital Service blog in June 2017. This post explains why we decided to blog and what we hope you'll get from our posts.