"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.
Say goodbye to the world of stock footage as you know it. Story & Heart is a video licensing platform and filmmaking community built by storytellers for storytellers. We’re changing the way stories are shared and told.
Reporting by Reuben Stern and Olga Kyle The mass proliferation of smartphone cameras and mobile video apps has already reshaped the way video fits into our lives. But how is it changing the expectations -- and possibilities -- for visual journalism?
"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 …
With a community of creators uncomfortable with the value of virality, an audience content to watch grainy dashcam videos, and platforms that discourage sharing, is a hit-machine for audio possible? And is it something anyone even wants?
Storytelling, especially in our digital age, can be a practice that bridges cultural and civic/political engagement.
"This webinar series explores storytelling as a practice that bridges cultural and civic/political engagement. We define storytelling as a shared activity in which individuals and communities contribute to the telling, retelling, and remixing of narratives through various media channels. To create these stories, youth make use of various media including theater, photography, blogs, books and videos."