The ‘Dummies’ Behind the Scenes At NBC

08.13.09 Bucky Turco

lede_tv_directing_for_dummies The New York Times created one of its neat interactive panoramas detailing the control room for NBC’s “Today” show. It allows curious readers to hover around and take a look at all the hi-tech equipment that helps make the daily program run frantically smooth. Amongst the monitors, sound boards, and live video feeds though, the real magic appears in the form of a simple, yet easy-to-use guide that is both instrumental and fittingly representative of broadcast journalism on a whole. |NYT|