Category Archives: TV

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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Somebody agrees with me!!!!!!

It gladdens my little heart – I am not alone in my worries about online journalism. This excellent report confirms my concerns about the use of videos with no analysis and context, and the news channels relying upon them. http://www.ojr.org/ojr/people/robert/201103/1955/Continue reading

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VJ as it used to be.

As I was pondering the impact of video journalism on news reporting, I started to recall some of my earliest memories of ground-breaking news. 4th June 1989, the crackdown in Tiananmen Square started in earnest. I was 16 years old … Continue reading

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How TV producers can use the Web

Australia’s ABC TV channel hosts an investigative programme called ‘Four Corners‘ each week, and a few weeks back they ran a 45-minute edition examining the treatment to which Bradley Manning, the man accused of the largest leak in history, is … Continue reading

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