An alternative to Audacity: Fission: New to me, a free, somewhat uncomplicated audio editor for OSX.
Because @koci says so. But more importantly, check out the beautiful compilation of great motion graphics videos in this post. Why You NEED to Learn After Effects, NOW!
Still paying for expensive software licenses for your multimedia newsroom? Mark Luckie has some free options that might be new to you. 7 Essential multimedia tools and their free alternatives
Sounds like a great opportunity… $99 New Media Workshop – The Toronto Star
Daniel Sato is one of a circle of photojournalists I met at San Jose State University while I was spending a lot of time there working on my (still-but-not-for-long) unfinished graduate degree. Now that whole crew has spread out from the Bay Area across the country and in at least two cases, into Southeast Asia. […]
For weeks, I’ve been meaning to get Richard Koci Hernandez on the phone for a quick podcast about his move from the San Jose Mercury News to the faculty of UC Berkeley. That phone call hasn’t happened yet, but hey, here’s a story about Koci put together by Cal Poly journalism student Lauren Rabaino. The […]
I’m profoundly enthralled by things like rapid news-driven development in Django, and building a CMS that can switch from a beautiful feature layout to a Drudge-like breaking news linkbomb on a dime, and of course, leveraging the steady stream of free embeddable tools showing up online every day for your own newsy purposes. But none […]
Daniel Sato has been quietly experimenting with Vuvox. I like the way this feels interactive – cues the user to push buttons, lets the viewer scroll around to see what they want, instead of a one-way, click-play-and-wait presentation. SLIDE SHOW: Making Valentine’s candy – DesMoinesRegister.com
Las Vegas Sun. Whoa. I liked it a few days ago when I looked at the homepage and an article page or two, but I keep going back and it keeps growing on me. Read Rob Curley’s rather informative take here, including the ridiculously constraining bits about the crazy JOA that makes the print edition […]
Check the sidebar: The big piece is basically a huge chaptered Soundslides with a short slideshow for each victim. The second bit is a video of multimedia shooter Will Yurman talking about the project. Not Forgotten: Portraits of Rochester homicide victims in 2007 – Democrat & Chronicle