Moving beyond the traditional audio slideshow: this NY Times interactive about the expansion of the Panama Canal combines audio with panoramic photography.
"The [Primarl] video borrows all the language of investigative journalism (if not Panorama's production values) to 'follow the trail' of the investigation's producer in making the programme - before lapsing into promotional video mode at the end when it talks about Primark's code of conduct and shows its products. ... Apart from the commercial implications of advertisers spending their money on communicating directly with customers, there is an editorial consideration here: any publishing strategy needs to account for this sort of reaction. The more evidence you can publish online, the better."
"Primark’s response to the BBC Trust’s findings has been packaged up on a microsite, which includes the statement along with a video explaining Primark’s case and a timeline of events. Primark’s long-standing retained agency Citigate Dewe Rogerson was issuing links to this microsite to the media yesterday."
"This high-definition, 1.15-gigapixel picture, is a composite of 189 images. The full picture measures 81,471 pixels by 14,154 pixels. The field of view covers 200 degrees. ... Photography by Henry Stuart / Spherical Images"
"It’s not only [the 988 pixels wide] size that sets Las Vegas Sun video apart; it’s the options. Download a version for your iPod. Or download the HDTV/720p version and watch it really big in your living room. ... Subscribe to videos (or photos) via RSS (lots of options there). And yeah, they’re in iTunes. And on YouTube."
Ex-Panorama man Tom Mangold slams the programme in the Independent on Sunday. Apparently the WiFi episode was its most "embarassiing" "turkey". An interesting statement, given the paper it's published in...
"The [John Sweeny/Scientology] incident is one of the first examples of 'video ambushing', where organisations being investigated turn the camera on the film makers."
John Sweeney on the video of him losing it in an interview with Scientologists: "I fell into his elephant trap. He shouted at me and I shouted back, louder. If you are interested in becoming a TV journalist, it is a fine example of how not to do it."