Topic: Multimedia

Navigating the Road to Convergence
'Being small and a family-owned company are attributes that have helped us to become a multimedia news organization.'
By Ralph Gage
Media Convergence: ‘Just Do It’
Changing people’s way of thinking is key to ‘the media revolution’ in northern Denmark.
By Ulrik Haagerup
Global Issues Viewed Through Local Eyes
New media—and new ‘newsroom’ arrangements—combine to make local coverage of environmental issues compelling and personal.
By Perry Beeman
Sights and Sounds of a Newspaper’s Editorials
An editorial page editor describes ‘a wide-open, creative new world for journalists who want to make use of new media and relate to newspaper readers in new ways.’
By Susan Albright
Narrative Journalism in the Era of the Web
‘Once the idea of using footnotes took hold, the question became whether we could use them for more than their usual purpose of attribution …’
By Lee Hancock and Mark Miller
Newspapers and Their Quest for the Holy Grail
Putting the Web first might be ‘the most difficult transformation in our mindset, but we should go ahead and flip our world on its head.’
By Michael Riley
Caught in the Web
‘With the Web, we could be witnessing the most important development in expressive media since the advent of writing.’
By Jon Palfreman
Enterprising Journalism in a Multimedia World
With video, audio and interactive data, The Associated Press makes its investigative reporting accessible, useful to other news outlets, and compelling to its consumers.
By John Solomon
Feeding the Web While Reporting the Story
At The New York Times, multimedia storytelling is becoming more a part of the journalism and less of an afterthought.
By Neil Chase
Myths and Realities of Convergence
‘… news organizations will be best served if they focus on stories—not delivery platforms.’
By Randy Covington
When Walls Come Tumbling Down
The Associated Press is making ‘radical adjustments’ to its news reports and business strategies in response to the Web.
By Jim Kennedy
Will News Find a Home on YouTube?
With little original news reporting surfacing on this Web site, ‘perhaps an important lesson learned is that tools don't make a tradesman.’
By Morris Jones
Digital Natives: Following Their Lead on a Path to a New Journalism
By understanding how young people ‘process various types of news and formats’ using new media, journalists enhance their ability to adapt their work to emerging technologies.
By Ronald A. Yaros
Net Geners Relate to News in New Ways
‘Is it any surprise that they remember less from the traditional newscasts—told from beginning to end—than from interactive versions that allow them to click to hear the news or learn more details?’
By Don Tapscott
Revealing War on a Human Scale
‘It became heroic, tragic, visceral, incomprehensible, beautiful and grotesque — in a word: human.’
By Robert Lewis
The Quickening Pace of Change
By Ellen Foley
An Optimistic Plunge Into Multimedia Reporting
‘One columnist took on a controversial local issue and covered it in a way we'd never done before.’
By Joe Howry
Forgetting Why Reporters Choose the Work They Do
Will journalists ‘cover local news for life, with no chance of parole?’
By Will Bunch
A Newspaper's Redesign Signals Its Renewal
‘… newspapers have enormous strengths to rely on — and that is where we need to concentrate.’
By Anders Gyllenhaal and Monica Moses
For Campaign Coverage, Web Too Often an Afterthought
‘Big news projects on the campaign are still conceived in The Washington Post's newsroom as traditional newspaper stories.’
By Russ Walker
Risk-Adverse Newspapers Won't Cross the Digital Divide
‘Newspapers lacked the external vision necessary to see the vast range of opportunities created by the Internet.’
By Chris Cobler
Journalism and Web 2.0
‘Tomorrow’s potential readers are using the Web in ways we can hardly imagine, and if we want to remain significant for them, we need to understand how.’
By Francis Pisani
Taking the Big Gulp
‘The Web is its own medium with its own characteristics. It is not newspapers. It is not TV news. It is not radio.’
By Jane Ellen Stevens
A Visual Telling of Immigrants' Stories
Reporters, photographers and videographers combined their skills to create a multimedia presentation with content unique to the online experience.
By John Owens
The New Front Page: The Digital Revolution
A former newspaper editor figures out how to fund serious digital journalism with an annual budget less than what newsrooms sometimes spent on one investigative project.
By Joel Kramer
A Small Newspaper Tackles a Big Investigative Project
The persistence of two reporters pays off in revealing how local government failed residents who worried about connections between corporate behavior and the high incidence of brain cancer.
By Kevin P. Craver
The Web: Fertile Ground for Investigative Projects
‘Digital journalism could not be the sole domain of breaking news and blogging, and it had to be more than the repository of electronic reprints.’
By Maud Beelman
Using Multimedia to Tell an Investigative Story About Innocence
‘Two departments within our newspaper—editorial and new media—had to work closely together to construct the project.’
By Christine Young
Video News Reporting: New Lessons in New Media
‘What would it take to create good video journalism for online audiences, inexpensively and in an idiom that looked neither too homemade nor too much like TV?’
By Nick Penniman
Long-Form Multimedia Journalism: Quality Is the Key Ingredient
As a producer of social documentary projects—viewed on digital platforms—Brian Storm talks about the excitement of doing journalism in this way, at this time.
By Brian Storm
A Different Approach to Storytelling
‘… photographs require context to tell a more complete narrative. The best thing for photojournalists to do is to slow down, become a little more engaged, and spend a little more time on their projects in a much more intimate way.’
By Brian Storm
A Story Rooted in a Community Gives Voice to Its People
By David Campbell