online video

22 posts

Slide and audio – Press play: What works in online video?

Publishers are now competing for attention with services such as Netflix and Amazon Instant Video – so what are the best news video formats to engage your audience?This ‘in-depth’ session explored production techniques and strategies behind interactive web documentaries, making on-demand video for multiple platforms, and striking the balance between TV and digital. With: Ryan Smith, supervising […]

Read More

How the BBC World Service is using virtual voiceover translation to reach a multilingual audience

In news and journalism, language can represent a troublesome barrier. If on the one hand producing content in a specific language restricts its reach to just those capable of understanding it, on the other hand making it accessible to everyone by translating it is expensive and time-consuming. 

Read More

Online video: challenges and possibilities for audience engagement

With the unique array of opportunities it offers for creative storytelling and audience engagement, video is increasingly gaining momentum within the journalism industry. As new technologies and platforms have developed, video formats have started to be not a sole prerogative of TV anymore; video content is now accessed from multiple platforms, live or on-demand. 

Read More

A Reuters masterclass in how to make live content work online

Traditionally, running the live services at Reuters would have meant operating a satellite-delivered service which goes to hundreds of broadcasters around the world, but in recent years it’s been about running Reuters Live Online – an over-the-internet service that is specifically designed to give easy-to-use live content to digital publishers. 

Read More

As it happened: Livestreaming news: The what, where, when and how of making live work online

Tessa Kaday runs the Live Desk at Reuters Video News, delivering live breaking news, entertainment and sports content to hundreds of broadcasters and online publishers across the world. Three years after Reuters launched the first multiple stream live service for online publishers, she shares the lessons they learned while building a product that works for […]

Read More