Multimedia Journalism : Joe Weiss

Weblog for the advancement of multimedia storytelling. Compiled by Joe Weiss.
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Sunday, March 31, 2002

Stations of the Cross

Who we are: Yearbook Day

These are two daily pieces from The Herald-Sun. Look for many more such projects - making a push for smaller, content-driven multimedia.

Online Storytelling Forms --

Some good thoughts on online story formats. From Jonathan Dube of

Friday, March 29, 2002

Not found.

It's a first person piece - and actually qualifies as a mutlimedia story. I think?

Note: For those of you that emailed me - yes, this story IS the 404 File not found.

OJR article: The Backpack Journalist Is a "Mush of Mediocrity"

Another article to think over ... "backpack journalist" ... do you get credit at REI for that.

Thursday, March 28, 2002

AIDS Decade: Menu

This is from a while back, but worth a re-visit.

Tuesday, March 26, 2002


From the News & Observer in Raleigh, NC.
Audio, stills in Flash.

Saturday, March 23, 2002

Machiel Botman | Portraits

Interesting click, click, click. Only ten images - but I clicked 50 times.

Thursday, March 21, 2002

Juvenile Justice - Joseph Rodriguez

For the multimedia version of this story, you'll need shockwave and a very fast connection.

Wednesday, March 20, 2002

Unguarded Moments: Photographs of President Ronald Reagan

Latest from Journale.

Tuesday, March 19, 2002

Camera Works: travel (

The Washington Post is doing some really interesting work with Quicktime online. This is broadband-only, but the full screen panos make a nice experience.

Monday, March 18, 2002

The 2001 Public's Best Picture of the Year Award

From the POYI contest, hosted and produced by

Friday, March 15, 2002

Macromedia - Press room : Macromedia Ships Macromedia Flash MX

A new version of Flash and the Flash player ...
I'm not even exporting my work to flash 5 yet.
Maybe now's the time.

OJR article

Backpack Journalism Is Here to Stay by Jane Stevens

" I am a backback journalist. I use a video camera as my reporter's notebook. I can put together multimedia stories that include video and audio clips, still photos grabbed from the video, as well as text. I can put together graphics information for Web designers.

Read this and make up your mind.

Thursday, March 14, 2002

A | More | Perfect | Union

A new experience from Second Story.

Monday, March 11, 2002

The Digital Journalist Contents Page

The State of Photojournalism: The World Wide Web

Interviews and essays from Brian Storm, Tom Kennedy, Pedro Meyer, Alan Dorow and Travis Fox.

Wednesday, March 06, 2002

Links to multimedia and audio info
Here's my links and equipment recs.

Friday, March 01, 2002

POY has announced winners. Here are the top multimedia stories.

Voices for the Land

Crashing Into Adulthood

U Street in Focus