The Solo Video Journalist

Doing It All and Doing It Well in TV Multimedia Journalism

Author: Matt Pearl

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

ISBN: 1317219856

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 170

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It is becoming increasingly important for television reporters to be proficient in many, if not all, of the steps in production. The Solo Video Journalist will make handling all these responsibilities seem possible, and do so from the hands-on perspective of a current reporter with years of experience as a multimedia journalist. This book will cover all aspects of multimedia journalism, from planning for a segment, to dressing appropriately for one’s multiple roles, to conducting interviews and editing. The instruction and guidance in this text will help make readers valuable players in their field, and it is filled with real-world examples and advice from current professionals. Whether it be college students learning from the ground up or journalists early in their careers, The Solo Video Journalist ensures they will have all the materials they need to be successful multimedia journalists.
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Going Solo

Doing Videojournalism in the 21st Century

Author: G. Stuart Smith

Publisher: University of Missouri Press

ISBN: 0826219233

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 199

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Citing the controversial, rising use of single-person video news reporting, a guide for developing VJs, digital journalists, backpack journalists and other mobile solo video news distributors provides guidelines for reporting, shooting and editing stories and footage. Original.
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Media Ethics at Work: True Stories from Young Professionals

Author: Lee Anne Peck,Guy S Reel

Publisher: CQ Press

ISBN: 1452227845

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 313

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The drawback of most media ethics books is they examine dilemmas faced by seasoned media managers and ignore situations faced by students as they enter the workforce. Lee Ann Peck and Guy S. Reel's Media Ethics at Work helps students assemble a toolkit for dealing with ethical issues on the job. At the heart of the book are 23 cases, true stories of problems encountered by recent professionals working in news, advertising and public relations. Each story is presented as a narrative, so readers can ponder: What would I do if this happened to me? When they've finished the book, they'll feel prepared with an array of theoretical and practical approaches for thinking on their feet. Cases include Tool for Thought and Tool for Action boxes-application of a theory or professional ethics code and practical how-to tips-Thinking it Through questions, What If? scenarios, and Go Online for More.
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Video Journalism for the Web

A Practical Introduction to Documentary Storytelling

Author: Kurt Lancaster

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1136506489

Category: Social Science

Page: 168

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As newspapers and broadcast news outlets direct more resources toward online content, print reporters and photojournalists are picking up video cameras and crafting new kinds of stories with their lenses. Creating multimedia video journalism requires more than simply adapting traditional broadcast techniques: it calls for a new way of thinking about how people engage with the news and with emerging media technologies. In this guide, Kurt Lancaster teaches students and professional journalists how to shoot better video and tell better stories on the web, providing a strong understanding of cinematic storytelling and documentary production so their videos will stand out from the crowd. Video Journalism for the Web introduces students to all the basic skills and techniques of good video journalism and documentary storytelling, from shots and camera movements to sound and editing—as well as offering tips for developing compelling, character-driven narratives and using social media to launch a successful career as a "backpack journalist." Shooting, editing, and writing exercises throughout the book allow students to put these techniques into practice, and case studies and interviews with top documentary journalists provide real-world perspectives on a career in video journalism. This book gives aspiring documentary journalists the tools they need to get out in the field and start shooting unforgettable multimedia stories.
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Communication and New Media

From Broadcast to Narrowcast

Author: Martin Hirst,John Harrison

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

ISBN: N.A

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 420

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A new approachUsing a political economy approach, the authors argue the era of mass communication--of broadcast communication to mass audiences--is over. In the digital age, audiences have been atomised down to a single individual with a mobile phone--the message is narrowcast to the audience, which is composed of singular citizen-consumers.Comprehensive introduction to media and communications Traces the historical development from mass communication to new technologies Examines the economic organisation of media old and new Presents theoretical frameworks about the media Explores how 'new' media extends and eclipses 'old' media Focuses not only on industries and technologies but also on their social and political impacts Introduces the unique concept of the surveillance economy Delivers a strong focus on ethics, regulation and governanceAccessible and relevant, with real-world examples Packed with features to help students learn, including examples, case studies, chapter objectives, key words and concepts Focused and sequential in themes An engaging and direct style of writing Real-life examples from new media practitioners about their transition to new technologies Examples and case studies based on real knowledge of how the communication industries work
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Advancing the Story

Broadcast Journalism in a Multimedia World (Text Only)

Author: Debora Halpern Wenger,Deborah Potter

Publisher: CQ Press

ISBN: N.A

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 352

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Buy your copy now and pay only $5 for shipping!* (Use code C9BRGG when checking out. Applies only to orders in the US/Canada.) PROFESSORS: TO ORDER THE TEXT + ONLINE WORKBOOK PACKAGE, USE ISBN 978-0-87289-901-8. CLICK HERE FOR MORE ON THE ONLINE WORKBOOK. In today’s media world, broadcast journalists need to do more than produce top-notch news reports. They must write stories that will be put on the air, as well as posted online or printed in tomorrow’s paper. Multiplatform journalism is simply a fact of life for any up-and-coming journalist who wants to get ahead and compete for the industry’s best jobs. So how do you teach your students to think beyond repurposing, to advance their stories to the next level, for any medium? Beginning with the premise that broadcast journalism is an excellent starting point for multimedia storytelling, broadcast veterans Debora Halpern Wenger and Deborah Potter build on the basics of good television reporting practices. Advancing the Story helps students understand the strengths of each medium, with depth, interactivity, and immediacy all playing a different role as content is separated from container. One approach does not fit all media—Wenger and Potter show students specific techniques and strategies for maximizing the advantages of each platform. In every chapter, the authors provide: Know and Tell reports, a distinctive feature in which dozens of professional journalists lend their expertise and insight on multiplatform approaches, trends, and industry changes. Trade Tools showcase select materials used in the authors’ training seminars such as handy checklists of pointers and best practices. Taking it Home offers brief chapter wrap-ups. Talking Points provide questions and scenarios for in-class discussion. eLearning Opportunities include chapter exercises, practice tools, and additional resources found online in the book’s interactive multimedia workbook. NOTE: FOR THE BOOK PACKAGED WITH ACCESS TO THE ONLINE WORKBOOK, ORDER ISBN 978-0-87289-901-8. CLICK HERE FOR MORE ON THE ONLINE WORKBOOK.
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