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What do you think of online video journalism?

There’s a lot of talk about online journalism as a growing phenomenon- but who is actually using videos to source news? We spoke to fellow bloggers and the public to find out: Jake from Wikileaks and beyond said online video journalism … Continue reading

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Top ten video journalism sites

It’s dawned on me that I may not be the only one with no prior experience video, but an interest in the medium. During my crash-course look at video journalism, I’ve encountered many sites with useful titbits- and others that … Continue reading

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Interview with video journalist – The internet has given video journalism a platform

I seem to have spent a lot of time on this blog talking about video journalism, without having spoken to many professional video journalists. In a bid to rectify this I spoke to Tom Chown, a BBC trained video journalist  … Continue reading

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Interview with VJ Movement- video journalism and international reporting

The other day I mentioned The VJ movement on a blog.  The organisation’s website hosts some pretty impressive videos and brings together work from over 150 video journalists. It’s also based on some worthy objectives including a wish to improve … Continue reading

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Fighter jet crashes in Libya

This video footage of a fighter jet crashing has been  all over the internet today. This particular clip having had 146, 885 viewers since yesterday. Latest reports suggest it was a rebel fighter jet, which was possibly  shot down, over … Continue reading

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What makes good video journalism?

What makes good journalism? Is the sort of question that makes me cringe and try to escape the room. However, I’m intrigued about what makes a good piece of video journalism. Is it just the same old principles of good … Continue reading

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Daniel Kahl’s YouTube video from Japan

Daniel Kahl, a television reporter in Japan, has posted a youtube video entitled ‘stop the hysteria’, with a message to the international media: It’s an example of how youtube seemingly still holds a distinct position from what many of us … Continue reading

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