Tag: video storytelling

by Reuben Stern

Reported by Reuben Stern and Olga Kyle. This week, we show you a tool for creating interactive video and learn how a group of journalism students are informing people via augmented reality.  PART 1: Creating interactive video with Treehouse Treehouse is a recently launched self-serve tool that enables anyone to create interactive videos in which the […] more »

by Reuben Stern

Reporting by Reuben Stern and Olga Kyle The mass proliferation of smartphone cameras and mobile video apps has already reshaped the way video fits into our lives. But how is it changing the expectations — and possibilities — for visual journalism? The RJI Futures Lab sought ideas about where video journalism is headed from two […] more »

by Jenny Hauser

When young Arabs took to the streets of North Africa in 2011 to fight for democracy armed with Internet-connected mobile phones, few, if any, were there to shake the foundations of traditional news reporting. But their YouTube videos and other social media content have become a staple of news coverage from the region. Even the […] more »

by A. Adam Glenn

As 2013 gets underway, we’ve invited journalism educators to share what they think may be some of the biggest trends in the J-School arena. Some are highly disruptive, like online education. Some reflect changes in the nature of the news industry, like a growing entrepreneurial sensibility among journalists.   Click here to read the entire […] more »

by Leandro Oliva

The best stories across the web on media and technology, curated by Leandro Oliva. 1. Inside YouTube’s plan to dominate your TV (Mashable) 2. Old media’s stalwarts persevered in 2012 (NYT) 3. Roku strikes Time Warner Cable deal, wants to be your next cable box (GigaOM) 4. Online comments hurt science understanding, study finds (Journal Sentinel) 5. Visual storytelling […] more »

by Madeleine Bair

In November, one video caught the attention of international observers, news outlets, and criminal prosecutors. It’s the type of video whose images have altered the discussion on the Syrian conflict, and may also revolutionize the role of citizen video in times of war. The scene takes place in an open-walled building off a main road […] more »

by Alison Byrne Fields

After 16 years of working for and with non-profit organizations and philanthropic foundations, I’ve concluded that social and policy change doesn’t happen without collaboration. Whether it’s a coalition of like-minded organizations, a network of activists organizing in response to an injustice or a meeting between adversaries looking for common ground, collaboration allows us to have […] more »