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.
But, given the changes in the way that stories are being told online as well as in print, we will incorporate a new focus on multimedia storytelling, adding journalists from the creative edge of radio, documentary, and the Web to our renowned all-star cast of writers and editors.
What happens when a video teacher and administrator at Boston English High School start to infuse media-literacy principles in the school day? Listen to this unedited audio of a session at the Oct. 27, 2007 media literacy conference at MIT: "Creating and Learning in a Media Saturated Culture." The panel, lead by Renee Hobbs, of Temple University, included (in first order of speaking): Rona Zickower, of Media Power Youth, Manchester, N.H.; Xavier Rozas, media teacher, Boston English High School; and Chris Toulet-Cote, assistant headmaster of English High. Click here to launch an audio stream, or DOWNLOAD MP3 PODCAST.
From left, Chet Rhodes, assistant managing editor, news video for WashingtonPost.com; Patrick Stiegman, executive editor of ESPN.com and Emily Sweeney, Boston Globe reporter, pictured Monday, Oct. 1 during a panel discussion in Memorial Hall at the University of Massachusetts Amherst, on the topic: "The New New Journalism: Challenges and Opportunities in Multi-Media Reporting."
(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: