The Best Video of the Olympic Torch Attack

Adam Tinworth
Adam Tinworth
Here’s an example of “user-created” video completely putting the professional version to shame. I caught the BBC’s footage of the Olympic Flame being snatched from Konnie Huq’s hand on News 24, and it was confused and blurred. This is exceptionally clear:

[via Sacred Facts]

A nice reminder that the growing ubiquity of good recording devices in the hands of amateurs is going to improve news reporting.

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Adam is a lecturer, trainer and writer. He's been a blogger for over 20 years, and a journalist for more than 30. He lectures on audience strategy and engagement at City, University of London.