Tag: multimedia

by Carla King

In the two years since I wrote a “A Self-Publisher’s Primer to Enhanced E-Books and Book Apps,” the development of user-friendly tools for authors to build rich-media books has boomed. Aerbook Maker and Kwik are two easy-to-use tools for authors of graphically rich enhanced e-books and apps. Mimetic Books is developing a tool for photographers [...] more »

by Susan Currie Sivek

Sometimes, it takes more than one storyteller to get a story right — especially when the subjects of the story are members of a community that often feels misrepresented by media. Thanks to multimedia storytelling tool Cowbird, photographer Aaron Huey and National Geographic were able to collaborate with the people of the Pine Ridge Reservation [...] more »

by Lily Leung

The best stories across the web on media and technology, curated by Lily Leung. 1. What journalists should know about Facebook’s acquisition of Instagram (Poynter) 2. More than 1 in 3 U.S. households have at least one TV hooked up to the web (PaidContent) 3. To keep readers, traditional publishers need to figure out how [...] more »

by Susan Currie Sivek

Photographers who might have aspired to see their work published on the glossy pages of a magazine can now opt for the glossy screen of an iPad. Once Magazine, a “visual storytelling” app for the iPad, is a new showcase for photographers’ work and related multimedia. The app provides three cohesive photo essays, each with [...] more »

by Nathan Gibbs

Education content on MediaShift is sponsored by the USC Annenberg nine-month M.A. in Specialized Journalism. USC’s highly customized degree programs are tailored to the experienced journalist and gifted amateur. Learn more about how USC Annenberg is immersed in tomorrow. Doing multimedia journalism and teaching it are two very different things. The past semester marked my [...] more »

by Sandra Ordonez

Education content on MediaShift is sponsored by Carnegie-Knight News21, an alliance of 12 journalism schools in which top students tell complex stories in inventive ways. See tips for spurring innovation and digital learning at Learn.News21.com. This article was co-authored by Abby Moon. A previous article on MediaShift mined the OurBlook series of interviews with leading [...] more »

by Susan Currie Sivek

An ideal pitch for a magazine story today would seem to require great possibilities for text and for multimedia. Freelance magazine writers, one would think, would be honing their multimedia skills so they could pitch well-rounded stories to editors who could feature them in print, on the web and on an iPad or mobile device. [...] more »

by Craig Silverman

Education content on MediaShift is sponsored by Carnegie-Knight News21, an alliance of 12 journalism schools in which top students tell complex stories in inventive ways. See tips for spurring innovation and digital learning at Learn.News21.com. The pace of change in journalism over the last few years has left many experienced journalists feeling as though the [...] more »

by Sandra Ordonez

Education content on MediaShift is sponsored by Carnegie-Knight News21, an alliance of 12 journalism schools in which top students tell complex stories in inventive ways. See tips for spurring innovation and digital learning at learn.news21.com. For the past two years, OurBlook.com has been conducting interviews with top experts in journalism and media about the future [...] more »

by Susan Currie Sivek

Apple appears poised to introduce a much-anticipated product: the once seemingly-mythical “iSlate” or “iTablet,” its first tablet-style touch-screen computer. Though the potential of an Apple tablet thrills many fans of the company, it’s also piqued the interest of magazine publishers, who — long before the device’s rumored introduction — foresaw its possibilities for their industry. [...] more »