A video blog, most commonly referred to as a vlog, is a way that journalists can actively cover interests and topics via video entries in a blog format. Vlogs usually join together all of the aspects of a standard blog, but with a regular video stream. A regular host for vlogs is YouTube, which is a free platform that journalists can post their videos. They can also post their YouTube videos to social media, websites, or their other blogs if they wish.
Journalists often use vlogs to follow and document either a specific event or person. They can decide on a single entry or multiple posts to highlight one particular topic. Some writers even record the daily events happening in a person's life. Vlogging is incredibly versatile and fun to the people involved. This is the reason it has increase in popularity so much in the past few years.
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