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The effective use of visual clips is a foundation for good storytelling. In this IJNet video, media production professor David Burns explains how to edit visual sequences into your videos.
In the May/June issue of the US-based Columbia Journalism Review magazine, digital media expert Rishad Tobaccowala points to a handful of ways for online news operations to make money. Among his suggestions: * targeted Web advertising, or pinpointing advertisements to individual readers * events * sell merchandise (for instance, t-shirts and mugs through an online store) * license content * charge for premium archival material
To celebrate five years of its citizen journalism project iReport, CNN is holding meetups in 25 U.S. cities and 16 countries.
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