Fresh eyes: what can journalists learn from musicians?

This is an important piece especially for Art journalists globally. Multimedia is the way to go. if any journalist want to put out a story of a musician in a multimedia form, it is very important for them to ensure bringing together all multimedia forms to ensure someone appreciates a well packaged story.

Adam Westbrook // ideas on digital storytelling and publishing

What happens when you ask a film maker or a musician about the future of journalism? What skills can the next generation journalist learn from a branding expert? As part of Fresh Eyes experts in non-journalism fields cast their eye over the digital revolution and offer their wisdom.

Christopher Ave, musician

Christopher runs the excellent Music for Media blog where he profiles great examples of music being used in multimedia pieces and shares advice on how to do it. A life long musician himself, Christopher is also a journalist with the St Louis Post-Dispatch.

Music and Journalism

Many if not most of us journalists who create content for the web came from a print background. Naturally, we are most concerned with quotes and images — things we can see.

Things we can hear? Not so much.

So when I talk about using music in a journalistic multimedia project, I often…

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