Ever since DVD-R and hard drive based camcorders came on the scene I’ve been pointing out that their supposed convenience is outweighed by the difficulty of editing the video files they create. To me, being able to edit the video you shoot is the reason to have a digital camcorder. I don’t know too many […]
Archive | September, 2007
Mediageek’s home station WEFT in Champaign, IL, is now streaming live on the internet. So you can listen to the mediageek radioshow live Fridays at 5:30 PM Central Time no matter where you are.
Digital audio recorders that use flash memory are finally becoming common and inexpensive enough to be good tools for independent media makers. And, it’s just in time to pick up from minidisc, which has probably gasped its last breath. At work I’ve been experimenting with the Zoom H4, which is a moderately priced (~$250) digital […]
Workshops on media ownership are being held in Chicago in anticipation of the FCC’s visit on Sept. 20 for hearing on the topic. Chicago has one of the lowest levels of minority media ownership amongst major markets, so the issue of diversity in ownership is a particular focus of these workshops sponsored by groups like […]