Briggs Ch. 7 – ‘Making Audio Journalism Visible’

Audio can compliment an article and make it more compelling. It can create presence, emotions and atmosphere that words or pictures cannot express. Journalists can use radio to do the following: Reporter overview Podcasts Audio slide shows Breaking news Radio stories have the following elements: Interviews and voice-overs Natural or environmental sound Imported sound clips, […]

Briggs Ch. 5 – ‘Going Mobile’

Mobile journalism was the main subject of this chapter. News organizations are tapping into mobile journalism to compliment their news, especially during a breaking news story. A couple questions to keep in mind include: Will the audience benefit if we can take them there? Will the journalism be better if it’s done on location and […]