Tag: participatory video

by Tom Grasty

The likelihood that an online video editing site, a 21st century technological innovation if ever there were one, would draw inspiration from a 34-year-old Johnny Cash song about a broken-down, piece of junk Cadillac is, admittedly, a tad anachronistic. But as my partner, Nonny de la Peña, and I roll up our sleeves, crawl back […] more »

by Tom Grasty

This post was co-authored by Nonny de la Peña Stroome, a winner of the 2010 Knight News Challenge grant, fosters a social network that allows journalists to collaborate together by sharing content and stories that can be edited right in a browser and then pushed across the web. Prototyped at USC Annenberg’s pioneering Online Program […] more »

by Jessica Mayberry

Yesterday I finished a field visit to one of the Community Video Units Video Volunteers has helped to set up, in rural Rajasthan, in villages outside Jodhpur. Rural Rajasthan is an incredibly colorful and culturally rich area, and so the “Community Video Unit” has lots of potential for great programming on arts and culture. But […] more »

by Jessica Mayberry

When we and our NGO partners initiate community members—young men and women from the slums and villages of India—into their new full-time jobs as ‘Community Video Producers,’ we often start the training sessions by drawing a triangle on the board. ‘This pyramid,’ the Video Trainer says, ‘represents the global media.’ The Producers then divide up […] more »