Chapter 19 - Long-form video journalism, audio and video news bulletins and magazine programmes
Chapter 19 web version
In the book version of this chapter we will cover:
- Long-form video journalism
- How to compile, edit and present a video news bulletin
- How to compile, edit and present a longer, magazine style programme.
At the end of the chapter is a range of exercises and projects to enable you to practise what you have learned.
In the online version of this chapter you will find:
- Links to all the examples discussed here
- Video and other further tuition in key areas
- Additional resources
- Essential updates to tuition in the book.
Always have the book version of Multimedia Journalism to hand while you use this website – the off- and on-line versions are designed to work together.
19C1 Long-form video journalism
Vice online magazine www.vice.com/
Vice YouTube channels www.youtube.com/user/vice
Watch Vice's Isis videos www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLw613M86o5o7ELT6LKyJFKawB6gUsZSf7
A 20 minute documentary about a bunch of jewel thieves called the Pink Panthers.
A portrait of London street-biker culture www.vice.com/en_uk/rule-britannia/london-bikelife-427
How does vice make long-form video journalism pay?
How Vice links out from its videos to text and other content
Find a discussion around the following examples
The news bulletin is here, grabbed at the point when a story on Yemen is featured
The text report is here
The long-form video documentary is here
There are also links to in-depth text-based material within that documentary, including this:
said to be a CIA memo providing the legal justification for killing a US citizen.
How to add links into your YouTube videos
Find out at this link: https://support.google.com/youtube/answer/92710?hl=en
Here's a summary of what YouTube says you should do.
Create an annotation
- Go to your channel Video Manager
- Next to the video you wish to edit, click the down arrow to the right of the Edit button and select Annotations
- Click the Add annotation button on the right
- Click Publish when you've finished creating your annotations.
Where annotations do (and don't) show up
- Annotations appear on standard YouTube players and embedded players
- Annotations do not appear on custom YouTube chromeless players, or on mobile, tablet and TV devices.
News bulletins from brands
The football club creates a daily bulletin of short club-news items
Gathering material for video bulletins
Lloyds List's On The Radar www.lloydslist.com/ll/topic/ontheradar/
Scripting the bulletin
A BBC guide to scripting a bulletin http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/school_report/6180944.stm
19C2 Video bulletins
Vice news bulletin example featured in the book version: www.youtube.com/watch?v=RH3BQPrxje8
The accompanying text report: https://news.vice.com/article/what-do-the-protesting-houthis-really-want-in-yemen
The accompanying long-form text-based documentary: https://news.vice.com/article/a-justice-department-memo-provides-the-cias-legal-justification-to-kill-a-us-citizen
Further links to Vice content
Vice news channel news channel: https://news.vice.com/
Vice video www.vice.com/en_au/videos
How to add annotations to your YouTube videos: https://support.google.com/youtube/answer/92710?hl=en
19C3 Selecting material for a bulletin
BBC guides to scripting and compiling news bulletins
There is much tuition linked to from this overview page: http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/school_report/resources_for_teachers/9541487.stm
19C4 Presenting the bulletin
Voice coaching: Ann S Utterback
Further voice coaching resources
More from Ann Utterback http://onlinevoicecoaching.com/
Breathing for broadcast
Presenting tips from the BBC's voice coach http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/school_report/7062241.stm
For iPad www.autocue.com/ipad-teleprompter
A free online tele-prompter www.cueprompter.com/
How to make your own teleprompter http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/school_report/resources_for_teachers/9625257.stm
19C5 Creating a magazine-style video programme
The video we discuss in the book:
Further resources on how print publishers are using video
How four publishers – Dennis Publishing, Future, IPC and Vice – have moved beyond magazines and are now producing videos for their existing audiences and to attract new ones: www.journalism.co.uk/news/how-magazine-publishers-are-finding-success-in-online-video/s2/a552656/
How the NME uses video, Channel at: www.youtube.com/user/NMETV
An example: Song stories featuring Johnny Marr http://youtu.be/DX0fX47rQMc