A fascinating and little known character in American travel history, Burton Holmes (1870-1958) was a lecturer who may or may not have invented the term “travelogue.” The Chicago-born banker’s son certainly was one of the first practitioners of the craft, … Continue reading
Last night’s live stream “You Tube Play” event at the Guggenheim in NYC, showcasing video art from around the globe. Home Page: http://www.youtube.com/play Some of the videos:
“Journalists have never before been able to tell stories so effectively, bouncing off each other, linking to each other (as the most generous and open-minded do), linking out, citing sources, allowing response – harnessing the best qualities of text, print, … Continue reading
CBS’s 60 Minutes runs, unedited, an amazing 11-minute reel of film here, shot in San Francisco just days before the 1906 earthquake. I only wish there were natural sound rather than the swelling music. Here’s another edited copy of the … Continue reading
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Excellent post here from The Guardian on how to combine skills such as investigative research, design, and others to do “data journalism.”