Multimedia StoryTelling

By the students of MCJ300 at The University of Southern Mississippi

If no fiscal cliff agreement is met, middle class families will be hit

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This video from NBCNews.com informs viewers about what will happen if a fiscal cliff agreement is not met soon. The segment shows a family of three and the mother, director of a non-profit organization, discusses money issues. The video shows the average figure of how much extra families could have to pay in taxes. I feel the video had a huge impact because I’ve been hearing stuff about this “fiscal cliff” but it didn’t really hit me until I saw this video. It seemed more realistic and hit closer to home. Unfortunately, I had trouble uploading it, so I had to link it. 

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Written by jenniferhlowe

December 3, 2012 at 5:59 am

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  1. Good example of using a video story to make a complex issue simpler. By using one family as an example and mixing that example in with data, it makes the whole story of the “fiscal cliff” easier for the average person to understand. That’s just what a good video story should do.

    bloggingmom67

    December 3, 2012 at 8:24 pm


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