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Conan O’Brien’s Editors on Final Cut Pro X

The production guys at Team Coco just “love” the new FCP X. And just to demonstrate their love, they made a video… http://teamcoco.com/video/conan-editors-love-final-cut

Unscheduled Leave

I’m back, back at home at least. It’s been an amazing couple of weeks. I’ve heard amazing calls and emails of support – so I assume everyone has heard the news. If you need a refresher, the best explanation can be found at CaringBridge.com. “Around 7:30 pm on Monday, May 23, Kevin collapsed in his home just minutes after arriving home from work and going upstairs to greet his wife,…

DC b-roll.net NIGHT May 24, 2011

It’s time for an impromptu photog Happy Hour here in DC. Tuesday night, May 24, 2011 we’re going to rally at The Queen Vic in the up and coming H Street Section of DC. Stop by after 6:30pm and join us for a pint. The Queen Vic – British Pub 1206 H Street NE, DC 20002 http://thequeenvicdc.com (202) 396-2001 We’ll even have some b-roll.net SWAG to give away. See you…

Tampa News Station Handles Suicide Story

From: Al Tompkins, Poynter.org Longtime b-roll.net contributor, Al Tompkins delves into the coverage from WTVT of a 10-year-old boy’s suicide. When it is normal policy of most stations to not cover suicides, WTVT went the other way. Tompkins goes line by line through the station’s coverage to find what they did well and what could be better. Recently, journalists at Tampa’s WTVT showed that with skill, thought and a little…

TV Photog Speaks from Behind the Lens

The great photog scribe, Lenslinger brought the words of Tim Fisher to my attention in his post “Beyond the Lunge” “It’s not often you see a TV news photog step out from behind the camera and own up to what he’s shown, but that’s exactly what WKTV’s Tim Fisher did and the results are sobering.” The story raised the interest of Al Tompkins of Poynter, who takes us deeper into…

White House to Stop Still Photo Re-enactments

From: Jim Romenesko, Poynter “‘We have concluded that this arrangement is a bad idea,” says a White House spokesman, who added that the administration is open to working out some new arrangement with photographers” Read the complete article…

White House Press Pool Describes Staging of Still Photos

From: Al Tompkins, Poynter It seems the staging of still photos has raised an ethical discussion. “The White House continues to debate whether to release photos showing Osama bin Laden’s body. In theory, the photos would be proof to any doubters that the terrorist is dead. But not all photos can be believed — not even when they seem to show the President of the United States making a historic…