Multimedia Journalism : Joe Weiss

Weblog for the advancement of multimedia storytelling. Compiled by Joe Weiss.
About Joe | RSS | Atom

Thursday, October 10, 2002

Camera Works: Audio and Video (washingtonpost.com)
IMF protest videojourno short by John Poole.

First, this video has no narrator. The images and sounds Poole caught -- protesters and police speaking to the camera, plus lots of captured scenes -- speak for themselves. But this is no mere passive journalism of the I-Am-a-Camera school. It's clear the piece was carefully edited. Given that the editing was done on deadline (the piece was up on the Web site before 6 p.m.), the results are downright artful.

... from William Power's review The Silence of the Cams