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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

Storyhunter CEO: Virtual reality is the 'most powerful medium' for storytelling

As the news industry is increasingly shifting toward virtual reality, Storyhunter is following suit, offering resources and more to journalists using its platform.

Clothilde Goujard | September 05, 2016

Three tools for creating visual narratives in minutes

Free tools to create quick, simple yet engaging visual elements to your stories in this week's TechCorner, produced by HackPack.press.

IJNet | July 29, 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

6 tips for learning how to shoot 360° videos

Experimenting with 360-degree video means confronting lots of questions, from finding the most affordable gear to figuring out how to hold the camera. Here are a few practical tips for getting started.  

Deniz Ergürel | June 16, 2016
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Tips for immersing audiences using 360° video

ICFJ Knight Fellow Shaheryar Popalzai discusses the top factors you should consider if you’re considering shooting your own 360° video content.

Shaheryar Popalzai | May 30, 2016

Journalists reflect on global environmental storytelling at film fest

At the recent Environmental Film Festival in Washington, D.C., journalists shared their documentary films that tell critical environmental stories from around the world.

Sam Berkhead | April 06, 2016

Backpack journalist Pierre Kattar on how to create engaging video content

Filmmaker and former Washington Post reporter Pierre Kattar outlines some of the necessary factors all aspiring video journalists should keep in mind, from successful production to keeping audiences engaged.

Sam Berkhead | October 29, 2015