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4 tips for better drone journalism stories

East African journalists who attended Code for Africa's latest drone journalism training came away with a new understanding of how to best use drones for their reporting. Here's a few lessons from the bootcamp.

Irene Wangui | May 23, 2017

How Vice News uses cinematic techniques to produce compelling news video

Vice News' video style often sets it apart from more traditional news broadcasters. Here's a look at how they bring a more cinematic style to news video.

Lindsey Miller, Reynolds Journalism Institute | April 28, 2017

How Public Radio International uses GIFs to report the news

The Reynolds Journalism Institute's Futures Lab looks at how the GIF can be a powerful storytelling tool for journalists.

Rachel Wise, Reynolds Journalism Institute | April 21, 2017

Common 360° video mistakes and how to avoid them

ICFJ Knight Fellow Ravi Bajpai discusses how journalists can avoid some of the most common mistakes made with 360° video storytelling.

Ravi Bajpai | April 17, 2017

Free app gives journalists a video studio on-the-go

How journalists can use Bigvu, a free app, to record, manage and publish videos more easily.

Rachel Wise, Reynolds Journalism Institute | April 07, 2017

How to successfully pitch video stories to top publications

HackPack.press recently gathered to discuss top tips for pitching video to editors, featuring speakers from Agence France-Presse, RFE/RL and more.

IJNet | December 09, 2016

Reuters Institute finds the media is more excited about online news video than their audience

A recent survey found that despite heavy investment in online news video, viewers aren't that interested. Nor is video likely to replace text anytime soon or become a major source of cash for newsrooms. 

Elyssa Pachico | July 14, 2016

WITNESS releases guidelines for ethically using eyewitness video footage

What do journalists need to know before using eyewitness footage as part of their coverage? A new guide from WITNESS breaks down the most important ethical issues.

Sam Berkhead | January 25, 2016

Tips on formatting video for the audience and platform

How to customize videos, the state of Egypt's journalists union, goodbye to Circa and more in this week's Digital Media Mash Up, produced by CIMA.

IJNet | June 26, 2015

Tips for producing the perfect news video

Professor Judd Slivka of the Missouri School of Journalism offers tips to news editors searching for a strong multimedia component.

Judd Slivka | March 19, 2015

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