December 29, 2017
ACS Accredited Freelance DP and Filmmaker Matthew Allard talks to DJ this week about his career as a cameraman, DP and filmaker as well as offering tips for up and coming video journalists. They also discuss some technical tips and a little insight into newsshooter.com.
You can find Matthew's work at https://vimeo.com/user2932471, newsshooter at http://www.newsshooter.com. In the podcast DJ talks about a film about ice hockey in India which Matthew filmed. You can watch that at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_mObPguQpSA
December 20, 2017
This episode we discuss data journalism with Matteo Moratti, an Italian designer skilled in web, motion and data visualization. He teaches “Web and interactive graphics” at the Faculty of Design and Arts of the Free University of Bozen-Bolzano - and researches methodologies and practices of Visual Journalism. Matteo’s projects have been awarded in the Data Journalism Award 2015 and the European Design Award. Finally, he was a Jury member of the World Press Photo's Digital Storytelling contest in 2017 and is going to be on the jury again in 2018.
Projects designed and led by Matteo www.about.me/matteomoretti
Matteo’s academic papers and reflections on his own projects as a designer and researcher
Projects & recommendations discussed on the show
November 23, 2017
Photographer Daniel Castro Garcia talks about his work on the project about the migration and refugee crisis in Europe. He's the recipient of this year's Eugene Smith Grant.
Apologies for the noise in the background. Daniel has made great efforts to find good Wi-Fi connections for this Skype interview. The best we could do was to do the interview in a cafe near his house.
Daniel Castro Garcia's website: http://danielcastrogarcia.com/
John Radcliffe Studio: www.johnradcliffestudio.com
Follow Daniel on Instagram @foreignerdigital
If you'd like to purchase a copy of "Foreigners: Collected Writings 2017," go to http://johnradcliffestudio.com/foreigner.newspaper.shop.html
November 18, 2017
In this week's episode DJ is in conversation with Timo Chu from 360 Asia while on an assignment on the Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macao Bridge. It is the world’s longest bridge-cum-tunnel with dual three-lane carriageway and DJ and Timo spent a day together shooting for a project. In the news we talk Spark V MavicPro plus a few annoucements.
Find 360 Asia at https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCBsJDqgOf2VakMxuG-Tz7Gg
November 4, 2017
Kathleen McLaughlin discusses a new reporting project - On the Ground; reporting from all corners of America - a series created in partnership with the Guardian US and The Economic Hardship Reporting Project. It serves to address the lack of rural voices and perspectives in America's mainstream media.
- The "On the Ground” series - https://goo.gl/VqJt5p
- The Guardian’s overview of the "On the Ground” series: How we're working with reporters from around America to cover class and inequality - https://goo.gl/Q4Hpai
- The Economic Hardship Reporting Project website, a nonprofit dedicated to supporting reporting on American financial struggle - http://economichardship.org/
- The UK is also making moves to support regional news - BBC opens applications for regional titles to take in reporters as part of the Local News Partnership - https://goo.gl/yLddvE
- Kathleen McLaughlin @kemc
- A superb read by Kathleen: The big journalism void: ‘The real crisis is not technological, it’s geographic’ https://goo.gl/nvhxID
- Also by Kathleen: America’s local newspapers might be broke - but they’re more vital than ever - https://goo.gl/dCVjjx
October 10, 2017
In this episode, Christine Schindler catches up with Gemma Thorpe and Nathan Gibson. Gemma is a graduate from the MA in Photojournalism at Dalian, and Nathan, a new graduate from Beijing's IMMJ just this year. Previously they worked in a collective together in Sheffield, UK, and now they are pursuing their own projects here in China, Gemma on football fans, and Nathan who has just completed his final MA project on an ethnic group in the far reaches of Northeast China.
September 27, 2017
In this episode DJ talks with MA graduate and Multimedia journalist Christine Schindler about the new MA in Hangzhou, the students they have attracted and what they can hope to get out of the next two years. In the news IBC has finished and there are a few new productucts that have come to light including a new everything in one mini documentary camera.
September 6, 2017
DJ goes solo again discussing the process of ripping up the rule book and rebranding of his VLOG, Drone and Phone. The show can be found on Youtube at https://youtu.be/C8mBXDj5F6E. In the news DJ discusses the updated Mavic Pro, a new POV camera from Sony and a major upgrade to the excelled Ricoh Theta 360 camera.