Re: It's not a video blog if it's on TV

— In videoblogging@yahoogroups.com, Steve Garfield <steve@o…> wrote:
> =
It's not a video blog if it's on TV.
>
> If you are watching a video on yo=
ur TV, that has been ripped from a
> video blog, it's not a 'video blog' a=
nymore.
>
> It's just a video on a TV.
>
> All the supporting text is gon=
e and there's no way to comment back to
> the creator.

Okay, my turn to p=
lay devil's advocate. Two questions come to mind:

– Why can't the video st=
and on its own? I looked at some of Jay's
stuff today, and didn't think it =
needed any print words – his
narration and images already told the story.

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– What if replies and comments could be made in video instead of text?

NB=
: I never had an actual blog until today, nor felt a need to; I
already had=
a publishing model that worked fine for the kinds of
material I've been pr=
oducing up til now. But, in order to see what
it's all about, I've started =
a blog,
http://deirdres.typepad.com/deirdrestraughan/ – no video so far, I =
am
studying others' blogs to see how they're getting video into Typepad!

b=
est regards,
Deirdr=E9 Straughan

http://www.straughan.com