SFGate: StoryCorps’ Thanksgiving Listen asks kids to record elders. “StoryCorps is hoping people give their social media apps a break for a few minutes this Thanksgiving and instead use one designed for listening. The nonprofit oral history project has announced the 2017 edition of its Great Thanksgiving Listen, which calls for high school students to record a conversation with an elder over the holiday weekend using the StoryCorps app.”
Social Media Examiner: How to Do a Facebook Live Split-Screen Interview. “Want to interview guests on your Facebook Live show? Looking for a tool that lets you bring a remote guest into your Facebook Live video? In this article, you’ll discover how to broadcast a Facebook Live interview with a split screen.”
Hamilton College: Jazz Archive Adds Artist Interviews on YouTube. “On the eve of the 100th anniversary of the world’s first jazz recording*, the Hamilton College Jazz Archive has begun to add its more than 300 videotaped interviews with jazz greats onto its YouTube channel.”
Did you miss the Dorsey / Snowden interview? It’s now available online (the article gives a summary as well as a link to the interview.
Like video games? The Atari Podcast has reached its 200th “interview” episode. “The retrocomputing podcast ANTIC: The Atari 8-Bit Podcast was launched in June 2013 and over the course of more than 200 episodes has interviewed people from virtually all aspects of computer history, from game designers to copywriters to corporate executives to attorneys. The subjects were involved in early personal computers such as the Atari 400 and 800 as well the company’s home gaming systems. Some hadn’t been interviewed since the 1970s or ‘80s, and many had never before gone on the record about their roles.”
PBS’ American Masters show is getting a digital archive. “The series extensions coincide with the 30th anniversary of the program, which is produced by New York’s WNET. The digital archive, American Masters: In Their Own Words, will feature long-form interviews via the podcast and short-form interviews via videos on the American Masters archive site. The archive will draw from 1,388 hours (and counting) of digitized footage and will be released on an ongoing basis.”
The Paris Review has created an online archive of all its interviews. “The Paris Review has created a digital archive of its entire collection and every interview that the publication has published since its inception in 1953 is available for free online.”