Bethany Swain

Photojournalist & Multimedia Producer

ALS videos

Thousands of #IceBucketChallenge videos have been posted online and too many break the basic rules of video production that I teach my students. Here are a few examples of videos that live up to the standards that this disease deserves. You can read about my personal connection to ALS and see my video here: http://www.bethanyswain.net/als/

Tom Foreman, CNN

Dai Baker, ITN Photojournalist

Eric and Emlyn Ice Bucket Challenge from dai baker on Vimeo.

Bill Gates

#ALSicebucket Haters… watch this

Alexander S. Glass – ViewFinder ’14

A #IceBucketChallenge from Alexander Glass on Vimeo.

Josh Davidsburg, UMD Lecturer

Ice Bucket Challenge from Josh Davidsburg on Vimeo.

And the #IceBucketChallenge has made it international

 
More links and analysis

But hold on… this says “73% of donations are not used for ALS research.”
http://www.politicalears.com/blog/ice-bucket-fraud-als-foundation-admits-that-73-of-donations-are-not-used-for-als-research/

ALS response: http://www.alsa.org/news/archive/debunks-article.html

Snopes analysis: http://www.snopes.com/politics/business/als.asp

“Three Unexpected Lessons from #IceBucketChallenge” http://www.business2community.com/social-media/3-unexpected-lessons-als-ice-bucket-challenge-taught-us-0985693#!bOFK4i

More on Pete Frates, from ESPN: http://espn.go.com/video/clip?id=espn:11366483
http://espn.go.com/boston/story/_/id/11366772/in-als-fight-pete-frates-message-loud-clear-ice-bucket-challenge

Ted Talk: Dan Pallotta: The way we think about charity is dead wrong – http://www.ted.com/talks/dan_pallotta_the_way_we_think_about_charity_is_dead_wrong?language=en#

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