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MediaStorm’s ‘Marlboro Marine’ is captivating

I just finished watching MediaStorm’s piece on the Marlboro Marine. It is one of those pieces that almost make your eyes well-up and cry. The story follows Marine Lance Corporal James Blake Miller from Kentucky who fought in Fallouja, Iraq,

Posted in Photojournalism

10 things I expect from newspaper sites

Our instructor Dave Stanton gave us a lecture yesterday on Poynter’s EyeTrack study, which tries to discover how people look at pages in newspapers and online. At one point Dave told us the study doesn’t track where the participants are

Posted in Journalism

Listen to your employees – no matter how young you think they are

I just got finished reading a great post by Miranda Watling on her blog Miranda Writes. Miranda is young journalist in a newsroom much like any in the country. Her paper has taken note of multimedia story telling in a

Posted in Journalism

Executives: Video for the sake of video isn’t always good video

A few weeks ago I saw a colleague who I hadn’t seen for a while and as we caught up with each other’s lives, the conversation turned into one about how multimedia has changed the journalism industry. One of the

Posted in Video

The time to learn video is now

As a newspaper photojournalist I’ve seen many trends in photography. I started taking pictures when I was in high school; just about the time digital photography was taking off. It was the perfect time for me to begin my journey

Posted in Video

Hack your life with Lifehacker!

One of the things I love to do is read my Lifehacker RSS Feed. The site is full of wonderful tips and great ideas for those little things that bug you in life. Find solutions to money woes, ways to

Posted in Web related

Things I like about RSS

I came to the conclusion this week that I really like the advent of Really Simple Syndication (RSS). It’s taken me time to really see the advantages of RSS, but now I can’t imagine life without it. For those of

Posted in Web related

Welcome!

So this is my first blog post. If you’re wondering what took me so long to enter the blogosphere, it’s quite simple: resistance. I’ve been a photojournalist for years and never felt a passion for writing. Therefore, a blog would

Posted in Journalism