Category Archives: Posted by David

VJ apps for your phone

OK, so it’s not strictly online journalism, but close enough. We’ve discussed many times on this blog the content implications of widespread use of smartphones nowadays – it’s helped to spur a wave of citizen journalism and create video stories … Continue reading

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Digital segregation: why do publishers not integrate video?

Originally I was going to call this post ‘Digital Apartheid’, but upon reflection, that’s probably a little strongly phrased. It would have made the point though. There seems to be an odd trend I’ve noticed lately whereby website publishers deliberately … Continue reading

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VJ training at the BBC

The BBC’s excellent College of Journalism website has a series of posts on the evolving state of journalism in the UK,  many of which go into detail about the many different media with which aspiring journos are expected to be … Continue reading

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A VJ destination

Here’s a website that modestly presents itself as ‘the future of all media’. Setting the bar nice and low, then? VBS.tv is a site that streams original news and documentary content, for free. Some of the packages hosted on there … Continue reading

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VJ Training at New York magazine

New York, a weekly lifestyle and culture magazine focusing on – you guessed it – New York, is holding a two-day video journalism training seminar. However, the New York Observer’s Media Mob blog claims that this odd, because New York … Continue reading

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An academic take on ‘multimedia journalism’

I discovered this article in the City University library whilst browsing for academic articles on video journalism. It’s written by Mark Deuze (profile here), an academic at Indiana University specialising in convergence in creative industries and journalism. Although the article … Continue reading

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Inside Egypt’s secret police headquaters

In a development that was seemingly missed by the press at large, a few weeks ago protestors in Egypt stormed the headquarters of Amn Dawla, Egypt’s secret police force. Inside they found mountains of shredded documents, secret files documenting the … Continue reading

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