Above is a slide show of my visit to the Washington Post. Click each picture for captions.
We all know how people are becoming more focused in every aspect of there lives. There are hundreds of television channels but we only watch a select few. And there are thousands of radio station but we listen to less than five stations. And there are hundreds of thousands website but we always find ourselves visiting the same sites everyday. Rhodes emphasized this aspect of the new changing face of technology by answering Jeff Kraus, a VCU graduate student about the value of advertisements in today's world.
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Rhodes also provided us with terms that are commonly used in the newsroom.
come in from the side = when consumers come to a website via another website such as through Google or New York Times.
top fold = the section of the first page of a newspaper that is seen in the newsstand.
hits = how many times people visit a website.
shot sheet = two to three word description of video that has been shot in the field.
art slot = where a picture is place on a website.
We also talked about different types of video:
Tier 1 - short, single shot that stands alone (interview/scene)
Tier 2 - A vignette ( 2 to 4 shots an interview)
Tier 3 - Longer narratives, documentary style.