Monthly Archives: October 2011

Week 9 Assignments

Posts 9 and 10 due Saturday at 8 p.m. Free choice. Reading: The next quiz (on Wed, Nov 9) will cover: -JournalismNext Chapter 5 – Visual storytelling with photographs –“Look at Me!” by Maureen Tkacik, Columbia Journalism Review -JournalismNext Chapter 7 – Making audio journalism … Continue reading

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Crash Course in Web Video

1. Keep your shots steady. Use whatever is around you as a tripod. 2. Framing. For the Web, remember the video player is often quite small. Get closer. Think rule of thirds. Keep your composition clean. 3. Avoid pans or zooms. If you … Continue reading

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10 Ways Online Video Journalism is Different from TV Video Journalism

1. Quality matters, but “doing it” and “authentic” are the most important qualities. See two examples of video tech reviews noted in your textbook: David Pogue’s on the iPhone 4S (NYTimes.com) and Walter Mossberg on the iPhone 4S(Wall Street Journal) 2. Drop the … Continue reading

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An Innovative Way To Use Photography: Someone Once Told Me

For several years now I’ve been following a blog called “Someone Once Told Me.” I found it through a very cool site called StumbleUpon (which I would also encourage you all to check out) and have been checking on it … Continue reading

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Lawsuit Brewing Over Huffington Post’s New Parent Blog

Looks like there’s a rather heated debate unfolding between the New York Times and the Huffington Post. According to the below article, the NYT is claiming that the new HuffPo parenting blog, Parentlode, is a not-so-vieled rip-off of the Times … Continue reading

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Pick of the Week: Your Classmates

This week, I’d like to highlight a few of your fellow classmates’ blogs that have been shaping up with some interesting content: 1. If you’re interested in cheap but tasty pasta sauce (or gravy, depending on your pedigree) let Ashley … Continue reading

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Looking Ahead: Audio Post for Next Week

Blog post 8 (which is due next week on Saturday, Oct 29 at 8 p.m.) will consist of audio, a photo, and some brief text. You need to conduct your interview by class time next Wednesday, Oct 26. You will have the majority of … Continue reading

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