Multimedia Journalism : Joe Weiss

Weblog for the advancement of multimedia storytelling. Compiled by Joe Weiss.
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Monday, September 30, 2002

Saddam's Iraq: A journey in pictures

Image, flash slideshow from

Sunday, September 29, 2002

In Trenches of a War on Unyielding Poverty

From the

Saturday, September 28, 2002

MSNBC Interactive Showcase

Finally, has a clearly defined space for interactive/multimedia work linked off of their front page.

Actually, wait ... there's no multimedia work here, just interactive work. Oh yeah, that's right. Multimedia is not interactive - or - is it that interactive is not multimedia? They've confused me again. Damn skill set delineations.

Anyway, some nice work from the IP team at MSNBC.

Wednesday, September 25, 2002

Witness to an execution: Radio Documentary by Sound Portraits

Okay, so this is not a multimedia piece ... but I'm having a difficult time finding new work.

And if you've got a good link, pass it along.

Sunday, September 22, 2002 Living below the line

Flash intro piece for Herald-Sun series about the rise in poverty in Durham, NC.

Saturday, September 21, 2002

The Fathers Remember |

Friday, September 20, 2002

CNN Job Ad

Salary: Video Journalists are at will, hourly employees with an annual salary equivalent to $22,500. Video Journalists are guaranteed a scheduled 40-hour workweek with the potential for overtime. Video Journalists are expected to work all major holidays, unless they fall on their scheduled off days or during designated vacation time.

Is this what a journalism degree gets you?

We've heard the phrase Video Journalist thrown around alot - but I can't imagine this is what they were talking about.

Wednesday, September 18, 2002

NewClearMedia: The Enemy Within

Tuesday, September 17, 2002

The next-generation escape vehicle

Okay, so scroll down the page and look for the "take a closer look" sections. Hit "expand" - very cool.
Flash interactive intergrated within story text.

McNett Country

From act3i:designing the story.

Monday, September 16, 2002

2002 Finalists

Online Journalism Award finalists announced.

Amtrak: passenger train's future is in the balance |

Wednesday, September 11, 2002

One year later - Photographs of the NY Times

Stills and audio in Video (RealPlayer).

The NY Times has hit on a winner with their many packages featuring image galleries and interviews with their photographers. It's not a new concept by any means, but they have advanced the idea quite a bit.

Tuesday, September 10, 2002 Multimedia: Sept. 11th - Where were you

Audio montage, with image gallery in Flash.

Monday, September 09, 2002

The Sonic Memorial Project

Launch the Sonic Browser.
Interface is interesting ... content is stunning.

Saturday, September 07, 2002

The Seattle Times: Crossing America

In the aftermath of the Sept. 11 attacks, Seattle Times reporter Alex Tizon and photographer Alan Berner crossed the nation to gauge the mood of the people. As the anniversary of the attacks approaches, they hit the road again.

Stills in Flash - a little audio.

Indivisible: Stories of American Community

Thursday, September 05, 2002

Every Picture - Photographic Storytelling on Television

EVERY PICTURE is a video program that celebrates the enduring power of still photography, and the creative spirit of still photographers.

Wednesday, September 04, 2002

Face to Face : Home

Collaborating with documentary filmmaker Rob Mikuriya, the site is designed to meld traditional filmmaking with the strengths of interactive media in an original program format distributed exclusively online.

From SecondStory.

Tuesday, September 03, 2002

MSNBC Interactive

MOMENT BY MOMENT Sept. 11-14, 2001.
Interactive multimedia timeline from

Send your 9/11 links here.