Howdy all. I’m sorry I’ve been gone for so long. I had an internship over the summer that took up all of my time. But never fear, I’m back and ready to give out things that will hopefully catch your interest. I’ll be giving some movie reviews over the next few weeks, but for right now I want to talk about my internship. I worked at a cool place called Newsy, and I think you all should check them out.
Newsy is a very neat, semi new online news source that launched in 2008. It has sincethen consistently been on the top fifty list of free downloadable mobile apps. The reason? They really help you get a feel for the news they’re presenting. Have you ever watched a news program and wondered “Is there more to this story? What am I missing?” Newsy is the answer to that question. They gather up clips and text from various different agencies, like CNN, FOX or MSNBC, and weave them together to tell a news story from multiple perspectives. Not only that, but they will also often provide comment on how various agencies report on the news. They also link to the original source, so if you want more than just the gist of the story you can find it without having to look all around the Internet to find out what everyone is saying on a particular news story.
Here are two videos I scripted and edited as examples of Newsy stories:
As you can see from the videos, Newsy covers a wide range of topics. So give Newsy.com a go. I’m sure you’ll find something that catches your interest.