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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 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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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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Japan Tsunami video footage-is citizen footage superseding mainstream media?

The recent coverage of the devastation in Japan has exemplified the role citizen journalism can play – has it also highlighted weaknesses in the mainstream media? I’m thinking primarily of evening news reports, for example last night’s channel 4 news: The programme is … Continue reading

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Video Journalism Coverage of the Japan Quake Disaster

The earthquake and subsequent tsunami that struck Japan on Friday have been brought to life for news consumers all over the world – many of whom will have experienced neither – by the proliferation of video coverage surrounding the disaster. … Continue reading

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Narrative niggles in video journalism

I’ve worked out what worries me about video journalism: it leaves me feeling niggly about narrative. It bothers me less when it’s something like amateur footage of a protest. The news content is in its capturing of the moment, so … Continue reading

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