is ... newspapers?
Video journalist and professor David Dunkley Gyimah from England makes a case in a post from Online Press Gazette that internet opportunities offer a wholly new evolution in video journalism. His discussion is full of references to British programs and personalities I don't recognize, but his essential point seems right.
And the part I liked best was this observation from a BBC VJ:
There's scant discussion beyond that, but the possibilities are already apparent.
Now, everyone's doing video-something, or at least has the tools to do so. The BBC has a division of VJs, Channel 4 has won awards with them through its indie scheme, and regional newspapers are breaking interesting and fertile ground.
One experienced BBC VJ told me: "The real threat for video news will come from the newspapers."Newspapers doing video journalism? It sounds incongruous, but we really shouldn't be alarmed ...