Can Rawporter make crowdsourced video work?

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Crowdsourced journalism has had its up and downs over the past few years, with critics ranting about quality issues and evangelists predicting it could be the future of journalism.
A new entry into the market, Charlotte, N.C.-based startup company Rawporter,…

Review: Olympus LS-20 sound/video recorder

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I’ve been anxious to try out the Olympus LS-20 digital recorder and was able to borrow one from a friend. It seems like a good reporting tool since having a video record of interviews can be useful when you need…

How to Conduct Interviews On-Camera

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These days, print journalists and freelance writers engage in a variety of multimedia roles. One of the most demanding is video production, which deals with loads of equipment, crews, time and energy. Unlike articles, when a video interview goes badly,…

How Freelance Journalists Can Find Sources Through Better Online Searches

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Nowadays, many journalists and investigative content writers do their research online instead of combing through the stacks at a library. However, the volume of online information makes it tricky to find what you need and filter out resources of questionable…

Ebyline Adds Video Uploading Feature for Multimedia Journalists and Digital Newsrooms

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Today, we have some exciting news at Ebyline.
When we started Ebyline, we spoke with many editors and freelancers who wanted an easy-to-use system to create and to collaborate on content. We call it the virtual newsroom, and today, we are taking our…

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