The Digital Journalist
July 2007, Issue 117
Dispatches: Notes from the Field
In July Dispatches presents two different views of Northern Ireland by Leif Skoogfors and Michael Kienitz. Klavs Bo Christensen travels to Damascus, Syria, to see and hear appalling accounts of Iraqi terror from its refugees.
by Marianne Fulton
E-Bits: Plus C'est la Propaganda
Sometimes it is interesting to take a refresher course in something one has studied in the past.
by Beverly Spicer
Say Goodbye To Your Broadsheet
For some time, we have been saying that the printed newspaper in the United States was running out of time.
A Letter From New Orleans: So, You Ask, Just What Is This "Mojo"?
Sometimes, for brief moments only, it seems advantageous to live in a place where fear and ignorance can indiscriminately take the upper hand.
by Jim Gabour
Substance Abuse
During my teenage years my mother would look at my friends and declare in despair, "The trouble with you, Peter, is that you always let them bring you down to their level; you never bring them up to yours."
by Peter Howe
Tech Tips
I replaced the focusing screen in my EOS 5D with the Ee crop lines focusing screen set.
by Chuck Westfall
Common Cents: Don't Do It Yourself
Sometimes you can't do it all yourself.
by Mark Loundy
Nuts and Bolts
"Digital is the Devil's work." "Digital is bad." How long do I have to listen to this crap?
by Bill Pierce
Ethics: Talk the Talk
The Pew Research Center's Project for Excellence in Journalism (PEJ) reports that only six out of 10 readers believe most or all of what they find in their local newspaper.
by Karen Slattery and Mark Doremus
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Letter from the Publisher
Welcome to the July 2007 issue of The Digital Journalist, the monthly online magazine for visual journalism.
by Dirck Halstead
The NPPA Multimedia Immersion Workshop
It seemed like an impossible challenge...To teach 40 photojournalists the art and technique of multimedia, taking them from novices to final project in just four days.
by Dirck Halstead
"Moments in Time" Book Tour 2007
Presentations by Dirck Halstead.
Compression Session: Compressor 3, Elgato Turbo .264, and Smooth Cam
This month Compression Session finally gets back to its original premise, as I check out Compressor 3 which is part of the amazing Final Cut Studio 2 upgrade.
by PF Bentley
TV News in a Postmodern World: To Brand or Not To Brand
My daughter graduated from college last month with a degree in marketing and is rightly asking the question, "What do I do now?"
by Terry Heaton
Through a Lens Dimly: Life Before Digital
… there is a generation of photographers out there who will never have made an exposure on film. Incredible, isn't it? And there are already several generations of photographers who have never used a hand-held exposure meter or processed film in a wet darkroom.
by Dick Kraus
Ron Steinman's Novel: Death in Saigon
The Digital Journalist's Executive Editor, Ron Steinman, has a new novel, "DEATH IN SAIGON," published this month. Here is a sneak preview...
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