Roanoke shuts down their daily general interest webcast and keeps the niche versions, freeing up video resources for stories, it would appear. Good move.
Angela says short and sweet video is a great way for student journalists to get their feet wet in multimedia. Agreed.
“According to Comscore the average length of online video is 2.7 minutes. Does that mean that all of our video needs to be less than three minutes?” … YES.
The most useful thing I’ve read about the new iMovie. A news org workflow-centric review.
“The disruption is in the distribution — or ability to attract audience. At knoxnews, we post standalone video on our site, into the AP Online Video Network, and YouTube. Where do we get the most views? YouTube!” – Jack Lail
Quad City Times quick and simple newspaper video.
Current TV’s instructions for “producers” turns out to be a darn handy tutorial for training reporters and photogs on shooting and editing short video pieces. via Angela G.
A long list of online video stats with links to the studies. File under “How to win arguments about newspaper video and influence people.”
Angela reviews Daniel’s video work. Title says it all.
“My feeling is that we will no longer hire people without multimedia skills, since we’re learning it’s cheaper to hire those skills at the beginning than have to train people in them after the fact.”