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Inspirational online journalism things

Posted in Broadcasting and Media, Journalism by Adam Westbrook on February 12, 2009

Two things: one video, one text; view them right after each other and you almost want to go out and become an online journalism mogul still dressed in your pyjamas.

First, watch this

And then watch part 2 and part 3 if you can. (HT @paulbradshaw)

Most inspiring thing: Michael runs a hyper-local video journalism station in Washington DC for an annual TOTAL cost of $600,000. They can charge just $5 per 30 sec ad slot and break even.

Then read this:

@Dave Lee on creating an online news site while in New Zealand.

Most inspiring thing: how cheap and easy it is to create a fully multimedia news service.


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