Posts Tagged ‘multimedia’

Stewart inherits Cronkite’s mantle. Say wha?

July 26, 2009

Time Magazine polls lists Jon Stewart as nation’s top newscaster. The poll apparently came as an afterthought that wondered aloud who is the most trusted man in America after the death of Walter Cronkite.

Shocking as it might seem, Jon Stewart probably IS the best newscaster on TV.

Here’s what you get in a 30-minute show: 10 minutes of headlines; 10 minutes of features/skits; and 10-minutes of interview with a newsmaker.

Sure, he makes the points with humor, and he’s quick to call his schtick “fake news,” but there is a lot of TRUTH amongst the jokery.



Multimedia report covers inaugural celebration in Birmingham

January 23, 2009

UAB Kaleidoscope Photo Editor James McConatha covered the inaugural celebration ceremony at Birmingham’s Boutwell Auditorium. The slide show is featured on the newspaper’s Web site as part of an effort to expand multimedia content. The report, created with SoundSlides software, provides audio highlights of the ceremony along with James’ photos.

Boutwell Auditorium, Birmingham, Alabama--January 20, 2009

Boutwell Auditorium, Birmingham, Alabama--January 20, 2009