I need to clear some browser windows before I hit today’s feeds.
- Cheap Editing Tools a Boon for Media Makers. Jennifer Woodard Maderazo has a nice round-up on editing tools for video, photos, sound and music, many of them free. Related: Mindy McAdams’s The reporter’s audio gear list.
- A great how-to on video blogging. From Poynter’s Al Tompkins, in video form, of course. New to me is the teleprompter program and the use of the word “viral” as a verb. Via The Student Newspaper Survival Blog.
- The Internet? What channel is that on? Legacy media continues the attempt to force the disrupted business model, in this case removing a TV show about the social-media generation from the web.
- Ethicist Ward is US-bound. Canada’s loss — Stephen Ward, author of the excellent book, Invention of Journalism Ethics: The Path to Objectivity and Beyond — is the U.S.’s gain.
- Newspapers’ Sad Sisters. I remember when Nexpo, the newspaper equipment show, was a big deal. Attendance at this year’s show was down 25 per cent from last year. Another sign of the times.
- Ten Things Journalists Should Know About Surviving In a High-Tech Industry. Migod, this is an excellent piece. Read, memorize, follow. Note: the high-teach industry Lisa Williams is writing about is journalism.
- Benefiting From The Impending Collapse of Big Media. Business ideas for profiting from the coming collapse of (some) major media companies.