WYSO explores industrial city’s reinvention

Posted: June 4, 2013

The recession in Dayton provides the backdrop for ReInvention Stories, a multimedia Localore project that brought together the Association of Independents in Radio, a local NPR station, and a pair of Academy Award–nominated veteran documentary filmmakers. Continue reading

NPR’s Code Switch digs into racial discomfort

Posted: June 3, 2013

When Southern country singer Brad Paisley shared his awkward view of race relations in his controversial song “Accidental Racist” last month, the team at NPR’s Code Switch couldn’t have asked for better timing. The unit devoted to multimedia reporting and … Continue reading

Planet Takeout offers menu of stories

Posted: May 8, 2013

Although immersive media is a new concept for public media production, in the case of Planet Takeout the process began with traditional documentary filmmaking techniques. Over nine months, documentarian Val Wang and producer Kelly Creedon visited some 100 Chinese takeout restaurants. Continue reading