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Journalism is the investigation and reporting of events, issues and trends to a broad audience. Though there are many variations of journalism, the ideal is to inform the intended audience about topics ranging from government and business organizations to cultural aspects of society such as arts and entertainment. The field includes editing, photojournalism, and documentary.
In modern society, news media have become the chief purveyor of information and opinion about public affairs; but...

YouTube Is Changing Journalism – The Reel Web #15

YouTube Is Changing Journalism   The Reel Web #15

On this week's episode of The Reel Web, we show you what's happening with Netflix after all their customers leaving them recently. Also, YouTube and online video is really changing the way we consume media–especially journalism. And Xbox has made an interesting purchase that we'll …

Herman Cain Versus Online Video From Newspapers – Just The Stats, Man!

Herman Cain Versus Online Video From Newspapers – Just The Stats, Man!

Republican Presidential Candidate Herman Cain made news recently for his campaign cancelling an interview with newspaper this Thursday, saying it didn't want the interview to be video recorded and arguing that video is only typical for television. But do the latest stats show otherwise?

Diablo Cody Returns To The Web With Red Band Trailer

Diablo Cody Returns To The Web With Red Band Trailer

Several years ago, Diablo Cody launched her writing career by blogging her candid account of the life of an exotic dancer, which she then leveraged into the book Candy Girl: A Year in the Life of an Unlikely Stripper.  Soon after came Juno, which won …

Newspaper Hacks and PR Flacks Aren’t “Singin’ in the Rain”

Newspaper Hacks and PR Flacks Aren’t “Singin’ in the Rain”

Most newspaper hacks and PR flacks are creatures of habit.  They didn't learn about YouTube or online video in the top journalism schools or the best colleges for communication majors.  But the first YouTube video, Me at the zoo, wasn't uploaded until April 23, 2005, …

Musings On YouTube, Cat Videos, & Lazy Journalism

Musings On YouTube, Cat Videos, & Lazy Journalism

Maybe it's time we let YouTube grow up. Maybe instead of constantly referencing YouTube as a site for "cat videos," even when reporting on the advertising side of the site, we should start giving them their due for what they really are: a behemoth of …

A Pledge For Online Video Responsibility – A Video Code Of Ethics

A Pledge For Online Video Responsibility   A Video Code Of Ethics

The time is now to counter the troubling proliferation of socially irresponsible video online, and that starts with each of us. That's why I've put together what I believe is the first-ever, "Pledge for Online Video Responsibility," which I hope can help both online video …

paidContent 2011: Learn From An Impressive Lineup of Digital Goods Experts

paidContent 2011: Learn From An Impressive Lineup of Digital Goods Experts

paidContent has long led the charge in covering, as they say, "the economics of digital content." This year they're hosting another conference event, called paidContent 2011, filled with round-table discussions, Q&A's, and keynote speakers from some of the web's leading content creators like Huffington Post, …

HTML5 Video Codec War Explodes as MPEG-LA Openly Calls for VP8 Patent Claims

HTML5 Video Codec War Explodes as MPEG LA Openly Calls for VP8 Patent Claims

The HTML5 video codec war just exploded! MPEG-LA, who you will remember holds the H.264 patent pool, just invaded Googlonia with a call for patent claims on the VP8 video codec. You will remember that Apple is a member of the H.264 owners, along with …

Surprise, Surprise: YouTube Million Dollar Gift Was All A Hoax

Surprise, Surprise: YouTube Million Dollar Gift Was All A Hoax

You should probably sit down for this. Get composed, and ready yourself for really unexpected, bad news: The kid that asked for a million dollars on YouTube and then got it? Yeah, total hoax, exactly like I said it was. After staging a check-awarding ceremony …

The Golden Age of Online Video News Consumption?

The Golden Age of Online Video News Consumption?

Today at the Washington Post and Beet.tv will explore the so-called golden age of online video in a two-hour panel panel discussion with Ann Derry, New York Times; Steven King, The Washington Post; Mark Larkin, CBSNews.com; Kevin Roach, The Associated Press; Anna Roberston, Yahoo! News; …

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