Category Archives: audio slideshows

Exploring stories from the past with images from the present

One of the main challenges of producing audio slideshows for narrative-based stories is that so much of the story takes place in the past. Here’s a slideshow about Mark Mocha, who is moving on from a past full of mistakes. … Continue reading

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The Audio Slideshow

There is no better example of the audio slideshow than the NYT’s award-winning “One in Eight Million” series profiling everyday New  Yorkers. Here’s Elizabeth Cousins, a teenage mother.

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Slideshow embed test.

This is what your slideshow should look like once it’s on your wordpress blog.

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Converting .wav files to .mp3

Soundslides doesn’t import .wav files. Once you edit your audio, you’ll have to convert it to an .mp3 file so you can import it into Soundslides. Download the DVDsoft Free Studio 5 and use the “.mp3 and audio” tool to … Continue reading

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Audio Slideshows to Inspire You

A couple of great audio slideshow series to inspire you as you pull together your own. We’ve already watched the slideshow on Mark Mocha. It’s part of a fantastic, Emmy award winning series that ran in The New York Times: … Continue reading

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Audio Slideshows

A few tips and links we’ll talk about in class today. Colin Mulvany, a multimedia producer at The Spokesman-Review in Spokane, Washington, advises visual variety, consistent audio, and good pacing. The drama is low key in this slideshow from The Seattle Times, but … Continue reading

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