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(SOUND). …I've been thinking a lot lately about this concept of storytelling, and what it means. …No amount of great technology is going to tell a great story. …It's a learned process over many years. And especially journalistic storytelling. …The state of the newspaper industry is not very healthy. …We're obviously in a transitionary period as print tends to subside and web is more …and more of the focus. For video, that's a good thing.…
People now realize that video is a very engaging medium that's going to become an …important part of what we do from here on out. …(MUSIC). Journalism seemed more natural to me, it …seemed more authentic. To tell real stories as opposed to …fictional stories, somewhat intrigued me. I pursue video more so than still …photography because I've always enjoyed the storytelling potential of video.…
What you decide to show people is what people will remember, and with …photography, it's more subtle. The free press has been awesome. …I mean, the fact that we're pursuing long-form storytelling at a newspaper and …
Follow along as Brian explains his process for creating long-form video features and how he uses the iPhone to capture and instantly publish breaking news in the field. We also take a look at his Then and Now comparison series, where he maps old images of the Packard Plant over new ones, which the newspaper then turns into interactive experiences for its web audience.