February 20, 2007 · Posted in Uncategorized 

Kurt Andersen from New York Magazine has a column about online newspaper video which succinctly sums up the possibilities of the medium and why quality is important in what we do. It is a must-read.

From “You Must Be Streaming:”

“The lessons seem obvious: Don’t do Web video if you don’t have anything interesting to show, and don’t compete with TV unless you can do something they can’t or won’t. In other words, use the medium.”

About Travis Fox, from the Post: “Fox sees himself as a sort of quiet revolutionary, eager to overthrow the ancien régime: “The possibility to replace television is in sight.”

And, “Ann Derry, the Times’ video No. 2, enthusiastically but very calmly says, “We are reinventing journalism.”


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