The pitfalls of multimedia convergence

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Uniting two formats, print and digital in the same newsroom, is the pinnacle of the so-called multimedia convergence, the most complete expression of the new communications ecosystem. Technologically speaking, multimedia is crystallized by uniting the resources of each medium (text, graphics, audio and video) through the facilities that allow different applications on the web. But … Continue reading The pitfalls of multimedia convergence

Audio, an accelerant toward digital journalism

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The development of audio formats to give news, tell human stories or give advice or didactic tutorials, is now one of the most pressing efforts that digital journalism has to increase audiences. Podcasts not only enrich the computing and specialized content offer, but they have also become monetizable pieces, such as Netflix series. That is … Continue reading Audio, an accelerant toward digital journalism

The text, under the decisive war for survival

Back when there wasn't much profusion of videos, just TV, the big job of describing realities through newspapers actually rendered journalists with no other option than display their uttermost skills on graphing things out through the written word. Non-fiction literature exponents, excellent chronicles and outstanding reports, were what contributed to the transmitting of specific details … Continue reading The text, under the decisive war for survival

A great challenge for the written press

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Every day, video and audio formats become stronger supports for human communications and their learning. News in such formats outweigh, in preference, the text. The optimal language lays on the visualization of images and listening to vocalized content. The newer generations, who've been educated with more established learning models in these two formats, prefer to … Continue reading A great challenge for the written press

The boom of “audible news”

At the moment, the dissemination of news in auditory mode, not necessarily formal and specialized podcasts, is the trending and innovative model that's broadly widening in our era of digital communications, due to the change of user habits. Just like smartspeakers' technologies allow users to have a dialogue with audio-assistant bots, such as Alexa or … Continue reading The boom of “audible news”