Star-Telegram multimedia journalist Jen Friedberg visited our class last week to discuss strategies for producing audio slideshows. Here’s her Audio Slideshow Game Plan. And as promised, here’s the roller derby video she edited later that day.
Meanwhile, those of you who had an excused absence can make up the points by watching and comparing these two videos. First, watch Jen’s multimedia slideshow (a combo of video and still images) about a father who is about to witness the execution of his son’s killer:
Compare Jen’s slideshow to the TV version of the same story. Which story do you find more compelling and effective, and why? What factors did each medium have to consider in producing the story? Answer by leaving a comment on this post.