Monthly Archives: October 2011

Week 7 Assignments

Two blog posts due this week (posts 6 and 7). Any format/content you want. Due Saturday at 8 p.m. Reading: -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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Hyperlink Companion to “Look at Me” by Maureen Tkacik

Here are a series of links to accompany the article Look at Me! by Maureen Tkacik,Columbia Journalism Review, June 2010 Follow Moe Tkacik on Twitter Tkacik’s career at glance: -1998 intern at Philadelphia Daily News -Wrote Internet column at the Asia headquarters for Time … Continue reading

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Step-by-Step Audio: From Your Recorder to WordPress.com

STEP-BY-STEP: FROM YOUR RECORDER TO WORDPRESS.COM 1. UPLOADING YOUR AUDIO FILES TO YOUR COMPUTER • Plug the recorder into the USB. Drag your files on the desktop. • Create a copy of each. (Ctrl + Click on the file>Duplicate.) Rename … Continue reading

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Pick of the Week: Occupy Wall Street and “The Media”

On the Media’s coverage of the Occupy Wall Street media coverage Occupy Wall Street on Twitter #OWS #Occupywallstreet #occupyphilly #OccupyAmerica NYC General Assembly website (run with WordPress) Occupy Flickr groups Global Revolution LiveStream – live video streaming Pastebin.com – open source pasting site … Continue reading

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The Ryan Adams Kerfuffle: A Blog’s Q&A Gets Messy

Since we’re talking Q&A’s, I thought you might find this interesting. As an unyielding fan of Ryan Adams, I’ve been very interested in the release of his newest record, a stripped-down acoustic effort called Ashes & Fire. In looking for press … Continue reading

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Incorporating Photography Into Your Reporting

“Often, reporters find themselves in the middle of something newsworthy or interesting, so basic photography skills are critical for anyone who considers herself or himself a journalist.” – JournalismNext The web is a visual medium. So part of your reporting … Continue reading

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Week 6 Assignments

Post 5: Photo Assignment due Saturday at 8 p.m. Students must go somewhere and photograph an event/topic/people related to their beat. Post a series of photos, a photo gallery, or slideshow. Assignment requirements: You must take your own photos. Take more … Continue reading

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