Pretty Little News Video?

News can be pretty: Initiatives from the NY Times digital video series show that people are interested in high-quality video story. Videos don’t have to be grainy to be legitimate, and news features can work in a documentary-style video.
Keep the scope small: Just like the video above, videos often work better when they’re a mile deep instead of a mile wide. Take a sliver of a subculture, a single theme or even a single question and delve deeper — your story will be more cohesive that way.
Be emotionally strong: Videos are all about portraying emotion and helping the reader identify with the subject. Longer videos need an emotional pull — like any good story — and should be framed as such.

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