Rise of Nationalism in Europe: An introduction through online media

Among all words in our vocabulary, Nationalism could be one of the most frighten to hear for Europeans. The history behind this word left an open wound in Europe after the Second War World that took time to heal, but the XXI century has shown that, unfortunately, the extremism has still space in our society.… Continue reading Rise of Nationalism in Europe: An introduction through online media

Let’s be creative, let’s analyse: Proposal for giving a step forward in video journalism

When I decided to study the MA in online journalism I did it with the firm intention to become a journalist 2.0 and fight me fear to everything related to new technologies. So far, I experimented with every aspect of online journalism. I started improving my profile in the social media and discovering how to… Continue reading Let’s be creative, let’s analyse: Proposal for giving a step forward in video journalism

Online video vs Traditional video: An interview with Scott Edwards, video producer for Birmingham Mail

Continuing my journey in the world of online video ( production, edition, and distribution) I thought that it was just time to heard from the experience of someone that really do it for a living. Scott Edwards, with just 24 years is since last year the video producer for Birmingham Mail, where he has been… Continue reading Online video vs Traditional video: An interview with Scott Edwards, video producer for Birmingham Mail

How to use explainers and heavy format videos to tell stories online

In previous posts, I've shared how to produce and edit videos for the web, being one of the currents most popular ways to share news nowadays. And not every newsworthy video work successfully on this platform, but there are two that can come in many different forms but that keep structure: heavy format videos and… Continue reading How to use explainers and heavy format videos to tell stories online

Viral stories on the Internet: How many were actually true? An online discussion

if there is one single characteristic from social media, especially Facebook, is its power to take one short video and turn it into a viral tool with not much newsworthy information but with the power to influence in a society quite influential. https://youtu.be/u-FIglqLVZY You just have to check the news section of Google and it… Continue reading Viral stories on the Internet: How many were actually true? An online discussion

Shooting individuals: My first recording experience in 2017

Last time that I shot, edited and produced a video was for the USA election program that we streamed from the Media faculty in Birmingham City University. An experience that taught me a lot, and always making tons of mistakes. Today, I want to share with you a short video to show what you have to… Continue reading Shooting individuals: My first recording experience in 2017

How to shoot a video without look like an amateur: 7 tips to follow

Before to create a newsworthy video to publish, I believe that it is necessary to know some basic knowledge about shooting and filming, because video journalism is something else that have an expensive and fancy camera. 1)  Even a phone camera can be an amazing video tool. The connectivity that social networks and the Internet… Continue reading How to shoot a video without look like an amateur: 7 tips to follow

Gif maker apps: The best way to add visual content to your work

Before moving forward with video making and edition, I though that It will be useful to start with the easiest but incredible powerful way to produce visual content: gifs. Although many people thinks that gifs are just a way of entertainment or simply memes, nowadays gifs are part of the journalistic industry, providing visual value to different kinds of… Continue reading Gif maker apps: The best way to add visual content to your work

New blog, new begining, new field: Video journalism and journalist that you need to know

I'm quite glad That I finally got rid of my previous worpress page, because let's be honest, it was a mess between my first steps in this domain and what i've been doing since I started my master in online journalism in Birmingham, so it was to something new and different. Recently I've been working… Continue reading New blog, new begining, new field: Video journalism and journalist that you need to know