— In firstname.lastname@example.org, 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=
> 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.
– What if replies and comments could be made in video instead of text?
: I never had an actual blog until today, nor felt a need to; I
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 =
http://deirdres.typepad.com/deirdrestraughan/ – no video so far, I =
studying others' blogs to see how they're getting video into Typepad!