Afghan women wait to receive food rations distributed by a humanitarian aid group, in Kabul, Afghanistan, in April 25, 2022. Women were ordered to wear full burqas in public after the Taliban retook control of the country following the 2021 pullout of U.S. troops.

Digital Storytelling

Video essentials, solo production and — of course — camera gear

May 19, 2021

Field Testing - Episode 5: To end the series, Alexander Trowbridge grabbed a clamp and a camera to record a few final thoughts

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This mobile editing challenge proves you can produce great video anywhere

May 12, 2021

Field Testing - Episode 4: The go-to tools for editing video don't need to include a fast laptop or big monitor

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Everything you need (and more) to shoot great selfie video

May 5, 2021

Field Testing - Episode 3: Building the perfect camera rig that lets you be in — and out of — the story

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How to take your journalism to new heights with a drone

April 29, 2021

Field Testing - Episode 2: Drones are small, simple and cinematic — but they also come with a lot of rules and restrictions

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What working on a farm taught a journalist about visual storytelling

April 28, 2021

Field Testing - Episode 1: In which our correspondent explains what he's doing in a bean field with a selfie stick

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Subjectivity, hugs and craft: Podcasting as extreme narrative journalism

October 8, 2019

The literary journalism movement unleashed by Capote, Didion, Mailer and Wolfe in the 1960s is reinventing itself in a remarkably powerful way

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Unearthing L.A. through a tribal tongue

July 10, 2019

A team at The Los Angeles Times builds a multimedia narrative to explore an almost-lost language, and reimagine the region as it once was

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Rethinking how we see and understand news — and who frames it

June 7, 2019

As the digital revolution challenges the trustworthiness of visuals, it also inspires diverse and creative ways to portray a truer, more complex story

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How The New York Times tracked public data to produce “Killing Khashoggi”

May 9, 2019

A new breed of investigative reporters are tapping into digital surveillance, open-source tools and social media to create powerful video narratives

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“74 seconds” that led to a man’s death, a cop’s trial and a 22-episode podcast

April 10, 2019

2019 Power of Narrative: How a Minnesota Public Radio team turned a real-time rolling news into a compelling serial drama

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For the love of analog in a digital world

February 6, 2019

Small businesses in a small town join the retro revolution to paper and pen

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Sharing a cup of tea with London blogger “The Gentle Author”

April 10, 2018

The writer behind the popular Spitalfields Life blog talks about intimacy, forming a community and a deep love for the East End