Monthly Archives: October 2012

Week 8

In Class: –Basic Audio for Journalists –In-class audio assignment Assignments: –Post 8 (Free Choice) due Saturday at 8 p.m. -Read 12 tips to become a better smartphone photographer (CNN) -Read JournalismNext Chapter 7 – Making audio journalism visible (p. 177-205)

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Basic Audio for Journalists

“Audio is the basis of multimedia journalism.” Examples of simple audio and photos: Julio Diaz remembers being robbed. (StoryCorps) High-School Seniors Predict Their Future (NYTimes.com) Running Voices (NYTimes.com) Basic Equipment: Digital Recorder If you are using a digital recorder make sure: It … Continue reading

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In-Class Audio Assignment

Worth 5 points toward the next quiz.

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In Class Photo Assignment

Worth 5 points toward next quiz 1. Get a partner. Find a location. Outside or near a window with natural light are best. 2. Take 25-50 photos of each other. Your goal is to get three solid photos: A portrait … Continue reading

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Week 7

In Class: -Quiz 3 (HTML/CSS) -Wednesday: Guest Speaker! –Incorporating Photography into your Reporting Assignments: –Post 6 (Photo Gallery) and Post 7 (Free Choice) due Saturday at 8 p.m. -Read JournalismNext Chapter 5 – Visual storytelling with photographs (p. 142-176) -Read and try … Continue reading

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Post 6: Photo Gallery

Create a photo essay covering an aspect of your beat. Go somewhere and photograph an event/topic/people. You must take your own photos. You are encouraged to use your cell phone if it captures quality images because… “the best camera is … 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 1. The best camera is the one you have with you. Use … Continue reading

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