There are a lot of tools on the internet, some are great, some not so much. Diigo is a tools you should stay away from. It seems like whatever you create on the service may disappear. A while back, everyone thought that Yahoo was going to shut down Delicious and went out to find alternative web-bookmarking […]
Every media platform has its own language. For video part of that is the art of editing. Jim Emerson is breaking down editing technique and theory in exquisite detail in his series on Press Play. It’s well worth the watch. When working to tell stories over multiple mediums, it’s important to create content to keep the strengths, traditions […]
Part of the purpose of this blog is to examine elements of narrative, especially those that could be used outside of a traditional storytelling setting. I’m going to look over my notes and write down some of the elements I hope to explore in greater depth in the future. As I write stuff in the future, […]
A while back I was in a professor’s digital journalism class talking a bit about what I do for Student Media at George Mason University. When I had finished the professor told his students that they should be more like me. While I’m not sure I can recommend “being like me” to anyone, I’d agree that […]
Getting ready to finish off the series of posts on Narrative Artifacts. Don’t know what a narrative artifact is? Find out with the previous posts in the series.
I think that there is another commenting issue that should be addressed. Comments on a blog post or article are narrative-additive artifacts.
I’ve been using the two terms ‘Story’ and ‘Narrative’ very frequently on this blog. As I look back, I realize that I may not have done a very good job defining them, or more importantly, the difference between the two.
This month’s Carnival of Journalism asks: how do you hack your life? What tools and techniques allow you to work smarter and more effectively? There are four big things I want to focus on in this post. How my Kindle makes me a better worker and a more reliable journalist. Why After the Deadline makes […]