Category Archives: Streaming

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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Broadcasting watchdog to oversee newspapers’ online videos

This is a few days old, but it could shake things up: the body that regulates video on demand intends to start monitoring the online video output of several UK newspapers and magazines, including Sun Video, News of the World … 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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Is video set to elbow out newspapers?

Newsnight had a fascinating and (for a print geek like me) faintly depressing debate about the future of newspapers last night featuring a starry panel of newspaper editors, a Google bod and the BBC’s director general Mark Thompson. Watch the … Continue reading

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Who does online video exclude?

Right now Colonel Gadaffi is making a speech and I wish I was streaming it live online, watching it alongside my Twitter stream, Guardian liveblog and all my other multi-tasking, attention-shredding ways of following breaking events.

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Ongoing coverage of the Egyptian uprisings

The protests and civil disorder in Egypt are continuing into their seventh day. Throughout the whole affair, Al Jazeera’s live coverage has been second to none, with their correspondants continuing to broadcast despite the state apparatus making moves to crack … Continue reading

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