The video news industry’s emerging technologies and changing economics has technologists imagining new ways to handle the live shot. Executives from Fox News, Sinclair Broadcast Group and WCBS will consider the many ways its changing at TVNewsCheck’s NewsTECHForum on Dec. 14, presented in-person at the New York Hilton and virtually. Register here.
It’s a local news tradition: reporters going live from where not much is happening, so that “BREAKING NEWS” can be flashed across the screen. Because even in 2015, the old-school practice of a real person in a real place for the sake of a “live shot” is still the gospel of broadcast journalism.