How do you do original journalism if you're covering a news patch where big stories don't break every week?
If you're part of the award-winning newsroom at BBC Radio York - covering North Yorkshire - the answer is to move away from diary-led events and go in search of strong, original stories, supported by senior editors.
In this short film
you can see how the team find their stories using everything from a 'creative wall' to magic paint.
With parliamentary elections set for March, how does the current power structure in Iran affect the BBC's reporting?
In this lunchtime seminar, The World Tonight presenter Robin Lustig spoke to
Sadeq Saba, head of the BBC Persian Service, and BBC Iran correspondent James Reynolds.
Sadeq stressed: "Ahmadinejad, in a way, is nobody in Iran. Because he has no power and he owes his existence in power to Ayatollah Khamenei (above)."
James Reynolds concurred: "We should be in no doubt who the real leader in Iran is."