Resources for multimedia storytellers
Key issues in content production, PR management and broadcasting.
Being first matters in news. So why do media organizations lag behind the times in connecting with sources of breaking news? Technology has provided us means to instantly connect with nearly anyone else in the world.
Many journalists have cited unanswered calls as a primary pain point. And, as someone who set up interviews with numerous high-profile sports stars, nothing frustrated me more than redoing all the liaison work.
Leading journalists use Blinder to capture video and audio recordings of their media interviews by phone and computer.
Even for seasoned professionals, butterflies might still float in the stomach whilst readying for an interview. Only strategic preparation and practice create a confident, and likable, spokesperson.
What the host of Netflix’s “Inside the World’s Toughest Prisons” can teach us about virtual interviewing
Paul Connolly, an investigative journalist from Ireland and host of the first season of Netflix’s “Inside the World’s Toughest Prisons,” offered his tips to online interviewing in a recent “The Journalism.co.uk Podcast.”
When we launched our start-up Blinder, one of the first emails I wrote was to Emirates Team New Zealand. I didn’t know how they’d respond – or even if. I didn’t know anyone there. They certainly didn’t know me.
It’s a really good time to improve the performance of your computer by leaving the digital traces of 2020 behind. If your system is running slow, regularly crashing or otherwise acting strangely, the first thing you should do is check for Malware.
Blinder transformed Stuff’s ability to report on the unfolding drama of Vote 2020. We were able to mount a fast-moving 4-hour livestream, at a fraction of the cost spent by other media organisations. This truly was a game-changer!
We regularly overestimate our own qualities and abilities in relation to those of other people. This is a condition of cognitive bias termed illusory superiority. You can go read the science for yourself, but I’m here to argue given this condition, achieving success lies not in begin superior but being….well, average.