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Re: RocketBoomSucks

By Deirdré Straughan | =?iso-8859-1?q?Deirdr=E9_Straughan?= <lists@...> | deirdrebs2002
November 20, 2004 | Post #1875 | Topic #1830

--- In videoblogging@yahoogroups.com, "M. Sean Gilligan" <seanlist@m...> w= rote: > This "corporate feel" is, I think, a result of having a profession= al actress reading a script, and in the blog community we expect individual= voices. I haven't seen Rocketboom yet, let alone know how it operates,= but I have to jump on this one. Why can't a professional actress be an ind= ividual with her own things to say? Just because she manages a smoother del= ivery than those who are not professionally-trained, she's automatically su= spected of being a corporate stooge? As we all become more familiar and com= fortable with talking in front of a camera, we'll all become smoother, just= as you become a better writer by writing. Some people consider it more "a= uthentic" and "immediate" to throw up text onto a blog or webpage without b= enefit of standard spelling, grammar, or punctuation. <shrug> Everyone's go= t the right to do that if they like, but I personally consider it lazy writ= ing and a discourtesy to the reader. Similarly, it is easier to take in the= point someone's trying to make in a video when you're not distracted by sh= aky camera work, hems and haws, annoying voice mannerisms, or whatever (ano= ther reason I don't feature myself in my videos!). Does good delivery make = your point less valid or authentic than anyone else's point? best regards= , Deirdr=E9 Straughan http://www.straughan.com