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New video application for Iphone by Vimeo

By Caroline Bodin The long awaited for Vimeo application for Iphone is finally out! Vimeo blamed the fact that they were developing an application specially designed for Apple’s Iphone to explain the little delay – only about a year… But … Continue reading

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The Arab revolutions or how news organisations shifted towards citizen journalism

By Caroline Bodin Last week, I was lucky enough to attend a lecture given by Turi Munthe, the mind behind Demotix. For those who don’t know what Demotix is, you can check out their website here. Demotix is “the” agent … Continue reading

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Mix and match : Online, Mobile and Television, the everywhere solutions that will change the way we consume the news

By Caroline Bodin Mobile streaming & TV everywhere solutions are being developped by tech savyy companies inlcluding Google and Adobe but also directly by TV channels like CNN, Sky news or even less known distributors like Mobovivo, who create funky … Continue reading

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Apple’s Ipad 2, the best tool out there for online video and journalism?

By Caroline Bodin Fans had gathered yesterday at the Apple store on Regent street, some queuing for more then 30 hours. Press play for news went out reporting with an Iphone on the Ipad 2. I met a few of … Continue reading

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The Stream : social networks are coming to your TV screen on Al-Jazeera

By Caroline Bodin A new talk show is coming on Al-Jazeera English, Wired reports. One that involves social networking and very little on set pre-production : an unusual and, I would even say, risky choice. But Al-Jazeera, the Qatari based network, … Continue reading

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The Video Journalism Movement reshaping the global news agenda

By Boyana Draganova Following the protests in countries like Tunisia and more recently, in Egypt, it became clearer that regular news reporting is not enough to cover the whole story. In those cases, websites like Twitter and Facebook took over … Continue reading

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The Daily, the first iPad only newspaper has launched!

By Caroline Bodin Online journalism is taking a new step today. The Daily is out ! The first online only newspaper, designed especially for the Ipad is finally out, after different dates being announced by News Corp. In the middle … Continue reading

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