Monthly Archives: October 2015

Week 9

In Class: —Audio Editing with Audacity –Step-By-By Guide: Getting audio from recorder to your WordPress Blog —In-Class Audio Exercise —Tips for writing great leads —Work on finding blogger to profile for Post 8 Assignments: -Post 7: Photo Gallery due Sunday, Oct. 25 at 10 … Continue reading

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Week 8

In Class: –Bring camera, audio recording device, connection cords and headphones to class —Listen to this great segment from This American Life —Audio Reporting —Audio Editing with Audacity –Step-By-By Guide: Getting audio from recorder to your WordPress Blog —In-Class Audio Exercise … Continue reading

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In Class Audio Exercise

Step 1: Recording 1. Get your partner from photo exercise. Go to a quiet place. 2. Turn on your recorder. Figure out how it works. Record. Stop. Play. 3. Test it. Record 30 seconds of room tone. Then play it … Continue reading

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Step-by-Step Audio: From your device to WordPress.com blog

Here are the instructions for getting your audio file off of your device, edited with Audacity, and posted to Soundcloud. 1. Get your audio file to your computer. If you are using a cell phone, email it to yourself or use … Continue reading

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Basic Audio Editing with Audacity

If you are new to Audacity’s sound editing software, here are some basic things you need to know. If you are installing Audacity on your personal computer, follow steps 1 to 3. If you are using the computers in Bozorth … Continue reading

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Basic Audio Reporting and Gathering

Here is an overview of some basic recording equipment and tips for avoiding common mistakes. Basic Equipment Guide: *You can check out these items in Bozorth 1050. Limited supply. First-come, first-served. Best  Digital audio recorder* XLR Jack/Mini-Plug* Headphones Microphone* Better … Continue reading

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Week 7

In 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 –Incorporating Photography into your Reporting –Tips for Better Smartphone Photography –In Class Photo Assignment —Tips … Continue reading

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