Thursday, 26 December 2013
The BBC's best practices for verifying user-generated content
Tuesday, 17 December 2013
Can a journalist also be an activist?
Top 10 Investigative Journalism Books of 2013
Monday, 16 December 2013
When you don't want to work with a traditional distributor -- or when they don't want to work with you -- digital self-distribution is an option for sharing your finished film with the world.
Expect each of the DIY services below to take a cut of your streaming or download revenue, but the math isn't always simple, so we asked each company direct questions about their business and why a documentary filmmaker would want to use their service over all the others.
Friday, 6 December 2013
Citizen journalists animate a virtual high street for independent living support and conversation
Relief Volunteers Share Stories from Typhoon-Hit Philippines
Do journalists need Photoshop skills?
Thursday, 5 December 2013
Four ways crowdfunding for news is going to change journalism
5 Reasons Vice And BuzzFeed Are The New Face Of Journalism
Wednesday, 4 December 2013
10 social media lessons from Swedish Radio
Top apps for journalists shooting video on mobile
Monday, 2 December 2013
Filmmaker's Journey: A Conversation with Dimi Nakov
Afghanistan: filmmaker's experience embedding with soldiers in 'living hell'
Anthropologist and filmmaker Chris Terrill, the only civilian to have won a Royal Marines green beret, was on the front line in Afghanistan at the same time as the Marine A incident took place.
Not only that, he was embedded with the marines at the same place as it occurred – a remote patrol base deep in the Helmand valleys and set in what was described at the time as "the most dangerous square mile in the world".
Writing for the web
When writing for the web, tell the story upfront. For it to work across all possible platforms and devices, it needs to be told in essence in the first four paragraphs, around 70 words: