Listen to and view highlights of the New England Newspaper & Press Association’s annual convention Feb. 5-6, 2010 in Boston. New England News Forum director Bill Densmore audio recorded six sessions, all reached from a single URL for streaming or download. Densmore also moderated a sesson on Non Profit journalism and there’s archived video of session, plus a page which lists the participants and some of the key narrative comments.
The New England News Forum has made video available from the “Newsout: Options and strategies for New England communities when the newsroom lights dim” event which took place on March 21, 2009 at Boston University. Click here to view videos.
Three political reporters discussed the perils of predicting presidential primaries, the humor of filing stories in a men's locker room and the difficulties campaigns face in managing the message in the Internet era featuring the likes of "Obama Girl" during a panel at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst on March 26. LAUNCH GOOGLE VIDEO
Ideas for using video, blogs, camera phones and other multimedia to enhance traditional newsroom activities are the subject of a 90-minute video available for download or streaming online viewing. The video is an edited version of a seminar conducted by the New England News Forum in January. For details, and to launch the video, point your browser to: http://www.archive.org/details/NEPABOSTON2008. You can also view a portion of the 90-minute seminar -- Steve Garfield's presentation on mobile video blogging. Here's an alternate link to the Garfield 15 minutes.
(Photo: Emily Sweeney) Top editors at the online operations of The Washington Post and ESPN, and a Boston Globe reporter, will fill out a panel on multimedia reporting in the first UMass Amherst Journalism Program Series on Broadcast and the Media on Monday, Oct. 1. The event, entitled: "The New New Journalism: Challenges and Opportunities in Multi-Media Reporting," will run from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. in Memorial Hall on the Amerst campus and is open to the public. Featured panelists are:
ABOVE, from left: Hume, Crossley, Williams, Wilpers (VIEW MORE PHOTOS)
MediaNation blogger and Northeastern University journalism professor Dan Kennedy highlights a philosophical exchange between Ellen Hume and John Wilpers on the classic question -- should newspapers lead or follow the public in making news judgements? Read what Kennedy wrote on his blog. The exchange occurred at the innaugural "Civic News Library Listening Series" event of the New England News Forum at the Boston Public Library on Thurs., May 17. Nearly 40 people attended. (LAUNCH STREAMING VIDEO / 1 hour, 31 mins. / QUICKTIME OR FLASH); Also learn about Jim Caralis' OpenMass project and Pete Stidman's Alliance for Community Journalism.