Siren rhetoric about convergence can sometimes hide complexities about the concept. For instance, the fact that the coming together of media streams is also about divergence – in the form of multiple disparate platforms coming into publishing play, including completely new ones, as commentator Arthur Goldstuck observed at the HighwayAfrica conference.
Davin McHenry of Bakersfield discusses their process for Editing reporter-shot video (found on Teaching Online Journalism). He discusses how they have dedicated vidoe editors because they can produce content of a (usually) high standard in roughly half the time as would be the case if the original reporter edited it. It seems like a logical conclusion, but he mentions that the dedicated editors do go and shoot their own video too.