links for 2008-07-08
[Opening your video: How not to lose viewers « Mastering Multimedia](http://masteringmultimedia.wordpress.com/2008/06/25/opening-your-video-how-not-to-lose-viewers/)
What should you do with your first 5 seconds of online video. (after the pre-roll) From Colin Mulvany. Excellent as always
[eufeeds – over 500 newspapers, updated every 20 minutes](http://www.eufeeds.eu/)
The European journalism centre’s new collection of EU newspaper feed. Does pretty much what it says on the tin.
[Straight To The Point: Mapping; for business or for pleasure?](http://www.straighttothepoint.net/2008/07/whither-hyperlocal-mapping-6th-july.html)
Mapping! What is point Mapping. Sometimes it’s just good says James It doesnt need a story. Oh, and I agree about Hyperlocal James
[MMC 010: Screencasting Secrets](http://macmediacast.com/2008/07/mmc-010-screencasting-secrets/)
A great tutorial/overview of creating great screen recordings on your mac.
[TreeHouse Media : Home](http://treehouse-media.net/index.php)
Interesting ‘take back the web’ project for journos. Could be very interesting
[BBC annual report: executive bonuses remain despite job cuts and calls for management restructure](http://blogs.journalism.co.uk/editors/2008/07/08/bbc-annual-report-executive-bonuses-remain-despite-job-cuts-and-calls-for-management-restructure/)
Nice round up from Laura at Journalism.co.uk