video journalism

Nov
11
Engaged Reading Digest: video edition

Engaged Reading Digest: video edition

Five links for those interested in the role of video in digital publishing.
3 min read
Oct
07
Forbidden Stories: telling the climate change stories that lone journalists can’t

Forbidden Stories: telling the climate change stories that lone journalists can’t

Forbidden Stories aims to step in when critical climate stories are in danger of dying - and the journalist along with it. connecting journalists makes them safer - and the reporting more powerful.
2 min read
Oct
07
Using drones to document climate change

Using drones to document climate change

Sean Gallagher is documenting the climate crisis in places like Tuvalu, and drones are allowing him to get shots that have incredible impact on the reader. Here’s how he does it.
2 min read
Oct
07
The Financial Times: Telling the climate crisis story in video

The Financial Times: Telling the climate crisis story in video

Video lives outside the FT paywall, and give the team the chance to reach people they normally wouldn’t. But they have to use an unusual ingredient: emotion.
1 min read
Jan
10
First glimpse of the DJI Osmo Mobile 2

First glimpse of the DJI Osmo Mobile 2

Looks like a handy one for mobile journalists — pretty sure I’ll be ordering one of these at the end
Aug
28
Cannabis, social video and The Economist

Cannabis, social video and The Economist

Great to see social video techniques being used by more serious outlets to tell stories: (Full disclosure: the journalist who
Mar
21
Apple announces social video app Clips

Apple announces social video app Clips

Apple dropped some new kit this morning – a red iPhone, a better iPad (non-Pro), and some watch bands. Oh, and
1 min read
Feb
02
Kickstarting #MoJo: MicRig - a lightweight video grip handle with a built-in stereo mic

Kickstarting #MoJo: MicRig - a lightweight video grip handle with a built-in stereo mic

This looks like a really handy device for both stabilising and improving the audio of your video: Backed.
Aug
23
Buzzfeed splits - but both halves get custody of video

Buzzfeed splits - but both halves get custody of video

Buzzfeed is restructuring by splitting into entertainment and news divisions. CEO Jonah Peretti makes an interesting point: Having a single
1 min read
Apr
12
A documentary (sort of) shot on an iPhone

A documentary (sort of) shot on an iPhone

Here’s another example of a serious documentary being shot on an iPhone: The thing that baffles me about this
1 min read