"The explosion of digital video has created an unprecedented level of choice for viewers. Netflix VP of Product Innovation Todd Yellin and his team devised a system to cut through the clutter and match viewers with the stories they’ll love."
Amidst all the hoopla over the new iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus and their motion processors, faster CPUs, and larger screens, people are missing that Apple's latest smartphones are also a high-quality camera that filmmakers—or aspiring ones—can keep in their pockets.
"The aim of this research is to understand how much User-Generated Content (UGC) is used on air and online by 24-hour news channels, why editors and journalists of these news outlets choose to use it, and under what conditions it is employed. The study intends to provide a holistic understanding of the use of UGC by inetrantional broadcast news channels"
As publishing has moved to digital forms, journalists have discovered it is quite possible — and sometimes preferable — to tell a news story without writing an article. But how? The American Press Institute, with the help of Melody Kramer from NPR and Kennedy Elliott from the Washington Post, packed a room at the Online …
In newsrooms, social media teams and picture desks are faced with more graphic and disturbing imagery than ever before. A recent Journalism.co.uk survey examined how this can impact journalists' wellbeing
A Short Film About War explores contemporary global conflicts mediated over the Internet. The left-hand screen is comprised of photographs found online, released under a creative commons licence. The right-hand screen references the source of each image. Weaving the sequence together is narration based on blog posts, written by individuals involved in the conflict depicted. These perspectives do not offer a universal view of war: there are many places that Thomson & Craighead struggled to represent. Such absences illustrate the unequal distribution of Internet connections across the world. The artists treat the resulting western bias critically. For them, war is a popular media subject that is always filtered through different agendas and perspectives.
"Rashomon is an open-source online toolkit designed for rapidly synchronizing and displaying videos and photos from contested events to help users gain a more nuanced understanding of them through multi-perspective timelines and interactive viewing features."
Editor’s note: Public radio produces a lot of audio — but it doesn’t always get the attention on sharing platforms that it might deserve. Our friends at NPR Digital Services want to fix that, which led to a series of experiments.