Digital Media Convergence — Chapter 14

Ahh, editing. How I love to hate you.

Okay I’m being dramatic. I don’t hate you… But boy, sometimes…

Editing really isn’t that bad, but it is extremely tedious. …

Digital Media Convergence — Chapter 13

In my time as a Communications major at Meredith College, I have filmed and edited many videos. But let me tell you the story of the FIRST time I shot a video that mattered.

I had shot a ton of videos with my friends…

Digital Media Convergence — Chapter 12

Sometimes, the things I hate most about creating video content is audio.

It is just so finicky! Just when you think you have it right, you play it back and it’s terrible!

This past semester, I was asked to record an interview for my…

Digital Media Convergence — Chapter 11

Now I know what you’re thinking.

“Neali, haven’t you already went off on a tangent about this before?”

Yes, yes I have (to read that, check out my other blog titled “Media: Out With the Old, In With the New”).

However, that is what…

Digital Media Convergence — Chapter 10


It’s hard.

I mean, it’s not too hard… Anyone can point the lens at something and push the button to take a picture. But is that really considered photography?

I would argue that it’s not. iPhone’s nowadays make it super easy to get…

Digital Media Convergence — Chapter 9

Okay, okay, I know what I said. And YES, text is still VERY important when conveying a message.


Graphics are important too.

Okay, so we have crafted our message using text and a nice font. Great!

Even though our message here is clear…

Digital Media Convergence — Chapter 6

I thought this chapter was very interesting. As I mentioned last week, I took a website design class, and a large element of user experience has to do with user interface design. If the users don’t like the interface, they will not have a…

Digital Media Convergence — Chapter 5

As someone who has taken the computer science class “Website Design and Management” while at Meredith, this chapter was a bit of a review for me. That being said, I am again reminded how much the general public takes for granted when it comes…

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