Tag: online video

by Patricia Aufderheide

What kinds of opportunities are opening up for filmmakers and journalists in short-form video on news sites? The field is expanding rapidly, though most folks are still in experimental mode. At a panel at 100Reporters’ “Double Exposure” symposium in Washington, D.C., digital video programmers from several news media outlets explained how they’re building knowledge, brand […] more »

by Stacy Forster

We’re at a point where the video capability on our phones nearly matches that of expensive video cameras. For those teaching students and professionals how to shoot video, mobile considerations are key. Join us on Tuesday, Sept. 29, at 1 p.m. Eastern Time/12 p.m. Central Time/10 a.m. Pacific Time for our #EdShift Twitter chat about […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. How journalism schools are adjusting to the digital age (Danny Funt / Columbia Journalism Review) 2. A trade mag’s challenge to make online features more immersive (Catalina Albeanu / Journalism.co.uk) 3. Nielsen explains how it’s adapting to the rise of online video (Keach Hagey / Wall Street Journal) 4. 3 questions for Twitter (and […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Journalists back in the firing line as digital media struggles to protect its own (Emily Bell / Guardian) 2. Why Internet journalists don’t organize (Lydia DePillis / Washington Post) 3. Louis CK’s new straight-to-fan special has no buzz, doing better than his first one (Peter Kafka / Re/code) 4. 50% of Super Bowl ads […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Learning from 800k public comments on the FCC’s net neutrality plan (Bob Lannon & Andrew Pendleton / The Sunlight Foundation) 2. FBI and Apple investigate nude celebrity photo hack (David Meyer / GigaOm) 3. Mental Floss is buoyed by online video (Christine Haughney / The New York Times) 4. Pioneer David Cohn on Circa, […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Arizona PBS moves to Cronkite, becomes ‘teaching hospital’ and innovation hub (Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication) 2. Fullscreen will invest $10 million in original programming (Sam Gutelle / Tubefilter) 3. Q & A: Susan Wojcicki wants to make YouTube (a little) more like TV (Miguel Helft / Fortune) 4. YouTube adding […] more »

by Reuben Stern

Reporting by Reuben Stern and Olga Kyle The mass proliferation of smartphone cameras and mobile video apps has already reshaped the way video fits into our lives. But how is it changing the expectations — and possibilities — for visual journalism? The RJI Futures Lab sought ideas about where video journalism is headed from two […] more »

by Abigail Maravalli

Webisodes, which have long been hyped as a new form of online entertainment (but rarely lived up to it), are expanding beyond Internet television and proving to be a valuable accompaniment to feature-length documentary films. Whether webisodes are released before a film, as follow-up to a finished film, or as a standalone project, they are […] more »

by Margaret Looney

As an early adopter of convergence, award-winning journalist Sam Meddis made the leap to the web as USA Today’s online technology editor in the ’90s. And when USA Today wanted to ramp up its content with video coverage, he jumped at the chance to lead the team. Meddis, who now teaches at American University in […] more »

by Andrew Giles Buckley

Only days before the production crew for “Hit and Run History” was to board a flight to Africa, I got a message over Facebook: “Bring plenty of bug spray.” The year prior, we had taken on the story of the Columbia Expedition — the first American voyage around the world. With the rapid changes in digital […] more »