Tips on embracing video and going multimedia – A look at tips on video and multimedia from the WAN-IFRA 9th International Newsroom Summit . Nothing much new but this point about multimedia was interesting – “Navigation is crucial, Wallem Fossan said, and highlighted moving through different numbered steps as a good way to get people involved. “Around 75% of users move onto the next step,”
Research: UK Journalism Has Cut A Third Of Its Jobs In Last Decade – After surveying trade news sites, he found 9,500 journalism job losses were reported between January 2007 and June 2009 alone. Conversely, the number of journalism university graduates has never been higher – 7,590 in 2008/09; that’s 0.60 percent of all UK graduates.
The NCE News Practice exam: resources – Good advice for those sitting the NCE’s “Anyone revising for News Practice exams – my best advice is read the links, think about how you can apply the theory to the practical, and good luck. Oh, and know your McNae’s. Nothing can beat that.”
Revenue is the only metric that matters – “I’ve seen sites post phenomenal numbers for each of those categories, and fail. There’s one metric, and only one, that truly matters in determining your websites’s commercial success.” So says Robert Niles who also has some useful insight in to the way he maximises revenue using stats.
“Apple of My Eye” – an iPhone 4 film – Shot and edited on an iphone4 (with a lot of grip equipments as well) this films has caught everyones eye. The video has been updated with some nice behind the scenes stuff