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How journalists ‘can get serious content’ from Vine

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Meaghan Anselm of KSDK-TV in St. Louis talks with the Reynolds Journalism Institute’s Kelsey Merriam about how her newsroom uses Vine, Twitter’s tool for making and sharing short videos. Like other newsrooms, KSDK uses Vine to show the personalities and the processes behind the curtain, but Anselm says the tool is also useful for finding stories.

She suggests searching local hashtags, like #STL in her area, and #breaking. “A lot of people think it’s a really lighthearted, fun thing, but you can get serious content from it,” Anselm says. She shares more tips in this video:

Previously: Newsrooms use Vine to show personality, process, previews in 6-second videos | The journalistic pros & cons of Twitter’s new real-time video tool | What cognitive psychology teaches us about creating effective Vine videos Read more

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What cognitive psychology teaches us about creating effective Vine videos

Lots of journalists have experimented with Vine since Twitter launched it nearly a month ago. They’ve created six-second Vine videos to feature input from readers, offer a behind-the-scenes look at their newsrooms, and generate interest in upcoming stories.

The tool, which is currently available only on the iPhone and iPod Touch, has been called the “Instagram of video” and a “perfect tool” that’s going to grow into “something huge.” But, as BuzzFeed recently pointed out, some Vines have been “boring as heck” and haven’t told much of a story. The challenge for journalists is figuring out: What makes an effective Vine video? To answer that question, it helps to understand how the brain processes information in such a short period of time.

Cognitive psychologist David Poeppel explains how rate of speech, repetition, and different storytelling elements contribute to information processing — and why it matters. Read more

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Newsrooms use Vine to show personality, process, previews in 6-second videos

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Less than a week after Twitter launched its short video tool, it is curating some of the most interesting experiments with Vine. Vinepeek and Vineroulette also display short videos as they’re published. Newsrooms are using Vine to show personality, show studios and show process. Germany’s Rhein Zeitung tweeted this 6-second video of its paper being laid out:

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The journalistic pros & cons of Twitter’s new real-time video tool

Twitter just released a video-sharing tool called Vine that makes it easier for people to capture short clips and share them instantly with the world.

Twitter bought a video startup by the same name late last year, and just yesterday CEO Dick Costolo tweeted a video using the Vine app:

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