Posts Tagged ‘ visual media ’

What’s Your Thesis?

The Challenge Has Arrived – The Master’s Thesis!

On my way to finish my degree – one of the most important prerequisites to actually become a journalist – I’ve finished nearly all my course work. The end of my career as a student is slowly approaching. BUT, there is one big challenge that I still need to master (pun totally intended). After all, I need to deliver a final thesis!
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And Then There Were Three (Good Web News Videos)

Heavy and complicated equipment will likely mess with your video. Keep it simple for the web! ©pc britz

Heavy and complicated equipment will likely mess with your video. Keep it simple for the web! ©pc britz

Web News and TV news are not the same, although good online video reporting shares many features with TV news. Interactivity, simplicity, timeliness can be combined with low budget technology and limited personel to create compelling web video content. I have selected three examples – once again related to the US-Mexican border – to show these traits of web video.

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Infographics: Visualizing the Story! (Links Updated)

Infographics are a way to make information more easily accessible to the human eye by transforming it into a visual chart, map or image. I have found three examples of exemplary infographics – on Mexico of course!

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