Part II: Bill Gentile on Backpack Journalism

WASHINGTON, 22 April 2010 — This is Part II of Bill Gentile on Backpack Journalism with the International Journalists’ Network.

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Bill Gentile Discusses Backpack Journalism With IJNetVideo

WASHINGTON, 22 April 2010 — Bill Gentile discusses backpack journalism, otherwise known as video journalism, and the requirements of practicing the craft. The discussion with the International Journalists’ Network took place at his office at American University in Washington, DC. See it [youtube=].

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Backpack: The New Photojournalism

WASHINGTON, 30 March 2010 — An article in today’s New York Times says what we’ve known and have been preaching for some time now: the craft of photojournalism is contracting and it is much more difficult to make a living than it was just a few years ago. This is partly due to the fact […]

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Another Backpack Journalism™ Workshop

WASHINGTON, 29 December 2009 — I’ll soon be announcing another Backpack Journalism™ Workshop. So don’t go away…

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The Backpack Journalism™ Workshop of December 2009

WASHINGTON, 28 December 2009 — The Backpack Journalism™ Workshop of December 2009 is over. Above are the participants. From left to right are Rudy Avizius, Larry Rosenstrauch, Dawn Cannon, Tim Guthrie, me (in front and crouched) Nancy Ford (behind me) Bill Delano (instructor), Ted Roach (instructor), Ted Delano (crouched beside me) Esther Gentile (instructor) Amy […]

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New Backpack Journalism™ Workshop

WASHINGTON, 11 October 2009 — Moving into the second day today of the four-day Backpack Journalism™ Workshop. Good group of people. Lots of energy, talent and good cheer.

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