…just the tip of the iceberg….
Now we’ve completed our initial pilot 3 Travel Channel Academy seminars. We have passed some 65 people through the sessions. More are to come. Many more. Starting in September, we are going to run 2-3 sessions a month in NY, DC and LA, along with a few one-offs in a few other locations. Continue reading
still number one….
Like many people, I post my blog on WordPress.com. Continue reading
Robert Capa brought home the truth of the Spanish Civil War…
We live in a world of images.
The intense power of images to convey both emotion and truth have been all around us since Matthew Brady captured both the reality of the Civil War and Lincoln some 150 years ago. The world of painting is filled with the romantic iconography of ‘war’; Napoleon on the battlefield. Continue reading
Posted in Barriers to Entry, bloggers, Democratization, Iraq, Journalism, Lessons From History, photography, photojournalism, Robert Capa, Rosenblum, TV News
Is this the face of the future?
The New York Times ran a fascinating piece today in the Entertainment section about Rosie O’Donnell’s webcasts. Having left The View, and network television, lately she has taken to webcasting her own show … online. You can see them here. I have to admit that I am no Rosie fan. Continue reading
Posted in bloggers, Citizen Journalists, Democratization, Internet, Journalism, Rosenblum, Rosie O'Donnell, Technology, Television, TV Shows, User generated content, VideoJournalists, VJ
….Drew Carey, student…. PF Bentley… Instructor…. Risk Takers…
One of our regular contributors here got in touch with one of our VJs, Karin Thayer. Following that, he did a bit of research into Thayer’s bio, and posted the following: Continue reading
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News you can use……
We have lived in the Soviet Union of television journalism for so long that we have actually come to believe that the ‘controlled’ system is ‘better’ than a messy system where anyone can produce anything they like. Continue reading
“….gimme a sec Vader, and I’ll be right with you…..”
A few days ago we wrote about the rise of the ‘peasants’ as they took control of the media. As in the 15th Century, the nobility is pissed off. They are going to talk about ‘divine rights of Kings’, how God meant for them to rule, and how the peasant class is ‘utterly unqualified’ for the rarified haunts of the privledged class. Continue reading
…..psst… on final cut pro how do you set the dissolve times again?….
The average American now watches more than 4.2 hours of television a day. Continue reading
…going…. going….gone? (not until tomorrow morning)
Running back for the Cincinatti Bengals and the Green Bay Packers…
and now, a TJ or Travel Journalist for 5Takes Latin America. Continue reading
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Now available to anyone…….
Mike Sechrist, GM forWKRN is leaving his job.
He was and remains one of the greatest champions of the VJ model.
And at WKRN he made it work, and showed massive profits from his website.
He understands how it works in the real world. Continue reading
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