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Thailand’s Got Talent contestant: another YouTube phenomena

Following the footsteps of Susan Boyle’s glory, Thailands got talent transgender contestant suprises the judges and the audience with her unique voice. Since the video was uploaded on the 14th of March, Bell Nuntita’s performance has received over 3 million views on youtube- … Continue reading

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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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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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Libyan woman pleas for help but dragged by Gaddafi forces

The Telegraph posted a video today of a Libyan woman being dragged by government minders as she makes a plea for help at hotel full of foreign journalists. The woman dragged, Iman Al-Obeidi, said had been detained at a checkpoint in the Libyan capital and was … Continue reading

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Snake attacks girl on a Dutch TV show

According to the Telegraph, a female contestant from a Dutch reality TV show was attacked by a snake leaving her in hospital for a few days for observation. The contestant, Ymke Wieringa was taking part in RTL- ‘Real Girls in the Jungle’- … Continue reading

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