BBC News launches a user generated show in the UK

MUMBAI: UK pubcaster the BBC has announced that its channel BBC News 24 has launched an all user-generated news programme featuring material sent in by the public.

Your News, which has commenced a pilot run will be an all user-generated news programme ? featuring the stories, features and video proving most popular with viewers on TV and the web.

BBC News 24 controller Kevin Bakhurst said, "Your News will make use of the huge range of material being sent in to the BBC by the public, some of which has already provided real newsgathering value. It will reflect the stories catching our audience's eye and talk to them directly about the issues they feel really matter."

The new programme draws on the wealth of user-generated content sent into the BBC every day by viewers and readers of the BBC News website. The website the pubcaster says receives around 10,000 emails a day with story suggestions, comments and pictures from the public.

Your News, presented by Richard Bilton and reporter Laura Jones, will run weekly features with a wide range of audience driven content.

These include:

Your Story ? weekly news report unique to Your News covering an issue raised by a member of the public. Saturday's programme features the case of a man who contacted the BBC when, after his wife's death, he made the discovery that the hospital in which she died did not have a licence to perform a tissue donation according to her wishes.

Your Questions ? Your News reporter Laura Jones sets out to investigate answers to the questions sent in to the BBC by the public on issues, local or national, that concern them.

Your Pictures ? images sent into the BBC from the public with their view of the world.

Your Top Stories ? that week's top stories on the BBC News website and elsewhere.

All material will be credited on-air to the member of the public who sent it in.

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