Tag: video editing

by Reuben Stern

This week we look at the possibilities and limits of attempting to do multimedia journalism using only mobile devices. We sit down for a conversation with Missouri School of Journalism Assistant Professor Judd Slivka, who turned an entry-level multimedia course into a four-month experiment with mobile reporting tools. In our discussion, Slivka explains the tradeoffs involved […] more »

by Reuben Stern

Reported by Reuben Stern and Olga Kyle. This week’s RJI Futures Lab examines technologies for combining video footage from multiple smartphones, for finding and managing content from social media, and for pushing notifications to readers on desktop and laptop computers.  PART 1: Multi-camera mobile video with Vyclone Vyclone is a mobile app that allows users to easily combine video […] more »

by Reuben Stern

Reporting by Laura Davison, Reuben Stern and Olga Kyle. This week, the RJI Futures Lab shows you tools that enable just about anyone to edit video and create mobile apps — with little or no technical skills required. PART 1: Automated video editing Several companies offer software that can automatically edit clips and photos together into […] 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 Mark Van Patten

Mark Van Patten Recently, MediaShift started running reports from “embeds” at various media outlets and educational institutions. This report comes from Mark Van Patten, general manager for the online efforts at the Bowling Green (Ky.) Daily News. I was as excited as anybody to be able to post video on our website. Our newspaper readers […] more »

by Mark Glaser

Paul Grabowicz BERKELEY, CALIF. — It’s Day 2 at the Knight Digital Media Center’s week-long boot camp for journalists learning to do multimedia reports. On the agenda for the day is learning about doing “storyboarding,” or laying out how a multimedia report will work. And there will also be some basic tutorials on using videocameras […] more »

by Mark Glaser

BERKELEY, CALIF. — With MediaShift, I’ve always had a plan to add video and audio along with all the text reports I do here. As I want to “walk my talk” about media outlets using multimedia, I felt it made sense to do them myself. This week, I’ll be auditing a week-long boot camp in […] more »

by Mark Glaser

Video, photo and music editing used to be only accessible through complicated and expensive hardware, and software programs such as Avid for video, Photoshop for images and ProTools for audio. But now a vast array of online tools and cheaper software are letting amateurs and pros polish up their work without spending any money. In […] more »