Tag Archives: video

First try at using Xtranormal for news at TBD

In an experiment, I tried Xtranormal’s animation tools to build a cartoon re-enactment of an FBI indictment transcript for TBD. Continue reading

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Recommended reading: Investigative social media, new ideas and tools

Sorry it’s been so long, but it’s been crazy busy as TBD’s preparing for the holidays and other events. This’ll be a quick one, just a few links I’ve been reading of late. Have a happy Thanksgiving, folks. Social media … Continue reading

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Kirkland trial coverage shows us why good beat reporting still matters

The court case of Anthony Kirkland is showing us that while Twitter and live blogs and all that are great tools for enhancing the way readers get news, it’s tough to replace the know-how of an experienced beat reporter. Continue reading

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Video: Man-on-the-street interviews

The following video was created in conjunction with Anna Roberts in February of 2007 as part of a local newsroom package on global warming. We shot the man-on-the-street video interviews on a consumer-grade digital handheld camera and edited the video … Continue reading

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Recommended reading for June 16th – 17th

Recommended links from how newspaper sites handle comments to how journalists can use Facebook for sourcing, online video usage reports and social media mapping. Continue reading

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Recommended reading for June 15

This study seems to conflict with others like it, but it seems believable, at least, that it’s too early to call it quits for TV. Continue reading

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Recommended reading for June 10th-12th

Recommended reading that’s mostly about Twitter this time – monetization models, the end of the “real” Colonel Tribune, Twitter grammar, tools and other fun stuff. Continue reading

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