NYT Soundslides – Benazir Bhutto

January 21, 2008 by  
Filed under Media, Online, Pictures, Podcasts, Videos

Soundslides logoIt’s still pictures and audio, but it’s compelling.

John Moore, a photographer who was snapping pics just metres from Benazir Bhutto’s motorcade when she was killed, talks about the rally and that day.

The Assassination of Benazir Bhutto | The New York Times

Audio with random photos overlaid is not great. A slideshow with managed photo placement to associated narration is great. For a newsroom that thinks they can’t afford video (they can), well produced audio slideshows are a good way to make your readers more open to the future introduction of video content.

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