Monthly Archives: March 2015

Week 9

In Class: –Audio Editing with Audacity –-Step-By-By Guide: Getting audio from recorder to your WordPress Blog –Finish In-Class Audio Exercise –Revised schedule for the semester –Web video journalism vs. TV journalism –Basic video tips –Tips on Smartphone video –In class video assignment … Continue reading

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In-class Video Exercise

Part 1: Shooting Get a partner. Each person should have a video camera. Go somewhere. Come up with a physical activity you want to shoot. (Doing a cartwheel, throwing a ball, rapping, throwing your cell phone in the trash, etc.) … Continue reading

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Tips for Smartphone Video – Spring 15

Pros and Cons of Smartphone Video: Pros: Good video quality Can post video online and share it You always have it with you Small and discrete Cons: Poor audio quality, poor mic placement Hard to hold still It’s not just … Continue reading

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Basic video tips

1. It’s about ACTION. 2. Web video and TV are not the same. 3. Some basic shooting tips. 4. Good video is 51 percent audio. 5. Tips for video interviews Avoid yes/no questions. “Describe for me.” Try to evoke feeling and emotions … Continue reading

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Web video journalism vs. TV video journalism

First of all, whether we realize it or now, we’ve all become very familiar with the cliches of television journalism. That’s NOT what we’re doing online. See, TV journalism is made to be watched on a TV, and that means: The … Continue reading

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Revised Schedule For Spring 2015

Week 9 – Thurs., March 26 In Class: -Finish In-Calss Audio project -Mid-semester check in -Intro to web video journalism -Basic video shooting and editing Assignments: -Read Vice (news blog of the week) -Read JournalismNext Chapter 8 – “Telling stories with … Continue reading

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Week 8

In Class: –Bring camera, audio recording device, connection cords and headphones to class –Discuss Renegade Mothering (blog of the week) Find one post you think is a good example of a unique voice/perspective and why it stands it —Basic overview of HTML/CSS … Continue reading

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