Videos for journalists, #SXSW edition

Here are a few videos, shot at the 2009 South by Southwest festival, that contain advice that journalists might find helpful. If you come across others, please add links in the comments below.

Regional advice

@JeffJarvis shares his ideas for what regional journalists should do “in the current climate.”


Jeff Jarvis at SXSW: Advice to UK regional journalists from Joanna Geary on Vimeo.

Video and links

David Dunkley Gyimah (@viewmagazine) introduces the idea of “intertextual storytelling” in video journalism.

David presenting at SXSW on IM Videojournalism from david dunkley gyimah on Vimeo.

Community management

@Jeffrey Kalmikoff talks about how his company actively participates in its community of one million members.


SXSW 2009 : Managing communities with Jeffrey Kalmikoff from Download Squad on Vimeo.

All about the retweet

If you are constantly trying to get a larger following on Twitter, @DaveSnyder explains why “followers don’t matter.”

@DaveSynder on twitter, social media and metrics from Wayne Sutton on Vimeo.

3-step approach to social

Although meant for “B2B” marketing, this advice from @LouisGray is also relevant to news organizations.

Louis Gray Talks Social Media and B2B from Kipp Bodnar on Vimeo.