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Most-viewed posts in 2012

According to my WordPress stats, these are the posts with the most pageviews in the past 12 months: Best social media tools for journalists (5,669) Timelines in journalism: A closer look (4,365) A few words about digital audio recorders (3,626) How to shoot video interviews (3,465) 10 Rules for Visual Storytelling (3,043) Advice to journalism […]

Recording phone interviews: A solution that works

Our graduate student E. K. Sommer recently asked for advice on how to record phone interviews, so I pointed her toward an old (but still very popular) post on this blog: Recording phone calls: For reporters. Sommer, however, found a better solution, and she agreed that I could share it here. She tried about four […]

Tune up your skills this summer

Looking over my Google Analytics data today, I found that these are some of the most-visited pages on this blog: How to shoot video interviews Why does anyone major in journalism? A few words about digital audio recorders Recording phone calls: For reporters Now printable! Reporter’s Guide to Multimedia Proficiency 10 useful resources about data […]

Best advice for Soundslides

I was asking around recently, among my friends at other j-schools who teach photojournalism. Yes, they are still teaching Soundslides. The No. 1 reason is almost unanimous: It’s a great transition from making stills to making video. I think it also helps — a lot — with teaching storytelling. Right now I’m in the midst […]

Top Teaching Online Journalism posts: Past 6 months

According to Google Analytics, this is what you’ve been reading here (from Dec. 1, 2009, up to today): 21 examples of Flash journalism A few words about digital audio recorders Now printable! Reporter’s Guide to Multimedia Proficiency Recording phone calls: For reporters Why does anyone major in journalism? What you should know about HTML5 today […]

Portrait of a great communicator

Yesterday I watched a documentary video I had TiVo’d earlier from the Sundance Channel: Milton Glaser: To Inform & Delight Unfortunately it’s not yet available on Netflix (?!), even though it was released last May. I recommend that you file the title away so you remember to watch it later. It’s a very good example […]

Using iPod Nano for video interviews

So you walk into someone’s home or workplace and do an interview. After you’ve finished taking notes, you whip out your iPod Nano and do a 2-minute video interview for the Web. This iPod is so small, you might lose it inside your pocket! To test whether this new Nano (released last week) would produce […]