Category Archives: About Online Video Journalism

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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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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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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