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1100 Lecture 42814 gtgtProfessor Torsten Kjellstrand multimediaphotojournalism professor did undergraduate in English free lanced as a writer amp eased into photography visiting professor at U0 gtQualities needed to be a photojournalist need to be able to work alone push hard prefer to be somewhere by yourself hates the term multimedia Now its begun meaning video stuff This is a constrained view of what multimedia is Fundamentally multimedia is meant to tell a story Nothing new photography is bad at giving literal facts but good at provoking emotion amp also showing it in photography you can only tell a story in present tense writing captions to photos can give you information about the past Photos cannot photographer always needs to be on the seen but writer doesn39t have to Words can access the past amp visual journalism cannot All in all adding more than one media adds to the audience39s understanding of a story The utilization of multimedia makes for a richer story Adds powerful layers to a story it matters what content you use in the media For example what voice is telling the story MediaStorm run buy a guy named Brian Storm who lives in Brooklyn NY It39s exceptional work parallel story telling is effective because people can only keep their attention on one thing for so long For example a person just talking into the camera can only be so enticing before the viewer gets bored tunes out Ex The Amazing Amy story other times you have to strip away layers of media because a single media has a greater effect at some point you get good enough with media that you have the power to manipulate it and fool people So you need to decide when its appropriate and when its not