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Free online course: Video storytelling for the web

By Boyana Draganova Another great opportunity for all you OVJ’s has opened up in the form of an online course where you can learn how to make video reports absolutely free! Who and where? In partnership with the Poynter Institute … Continue reading

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Newsjack: where you make the news in video

By Boyana Draganova Every day the most popular video uploading websites, like YouTube and Vimeo, are bombarded with new submissions from everyone on the planet and their dog. Even though this is precisely why these platforms have become so widely … Continue reading

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Anti-cuts protests shake the streets of London

By Boyana Draganova 2011 will undoubtedly be remembered as the year when the people had enough. Enough with their governments turning back on their word; enough with the system for procuring a decent education, creating your own private business and … Continue reading

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Fantastic events left out of the media: the TNT Travel Show

By Boyana Draganova London’s largest free travel exhibition came and went with many potential viewers left none the wiser. Why? Because there was no journalist present to cover it. So Press Play For News reporter, Boyana Draganova, decided to test … Continue reading

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St Patrick’s Day goes online, laddies and lasses!

By Boyana Draganova As a current citizen of London, I am lucky to have witnessed many incredible and absolutely free events with news value. One of these happened to be St Patrick’s Day, which was celebrated in Trafalgar Square on … Continue reading

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Tibetan protests in London

Press Play For News reporter, Boyana Draganova, was on site this Saturday as hundreds of people from various nationalities marched through London’s streets in support of Tibetans who are still under China’s harsh rule. This protest is done every year … Continue reading

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All seriousness aside

Just a quick word in this time… Don’t worry if your online video news report doesn’t look professional enough. Here are a few tips on how you can make it sound more authoritative.

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