Metacasting and the new mixed media realities

Drax’s engaging, mixed-media report blends virtual and offline interviews and video clips to explore the way social media were used by Obama’s team to distribute Obama’s speech to Africans lacking direct access to the Internet.

Below is what I consider a must-see video, not just because the interesting content, see the above blocquote, but mostly also as a great example of a new format for news, which seamlessly blends traditional media with the new virtual media, real people and avatars, as well as showing the furious backchanneling is now accompagnying world events, even in countries such as Ghana.

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