Teaching Online Journalism

Archive for July, 2008

Case studies: Newspaper video

Having survived two weeks’ absence from my RSS feeds (vacation!), I have a lot of catching up to do. These three posts from Andy Dickinson are at the top of my list. How the broadsheets use video: The Telegraph Financial Times The Guardian Then there’s a New York Times feature from last Sunday. Let me […]

MVPs for June 2008

Most visited posts on this blog from June 1, 2008, through July 1, 2008, according to Google Analytics: Didn’t the Las Vegas Sun have enough talent? Tape vs. hard drive vs. card, and AVCHD You need this to get a job in journalism Practical workflow for journalism Number of absolute unique visitors (June 1 – […]

MVPs for May 2008

Most visited posts on this blog from May 1, 2008, through June 1, 2008, according to Google Analytics: How to foster innovation Tape vs. hard drive vs. card, and AVCHD Mobile journalism: What’s in your backpack? Better SEO for news sites, blogs Number of absolute unique visitors (May 1 – June 1): 7,723 Number of […]

Two different approaches to video reports

Some lessons about how to write, how to report, and how to do video for online: In conducting my iPhone research last week, naturally I consulted two of the better-known technology journalists, Walt Mossberg and David Pogue. I watched their video reviews of the product, and it made me think a bit about how journalists […]

5 tips for blog beginners

Craig Stolz, formerly a journalist at The Washington Post, has been blogging for one year. On the occasion of his blog’s anniversary, he wrote this succinct list of lessons learned, which is rather brilliant: A personal blog is as valuable to the writer as the reader. Entry titles are as important as content. Titles should […]

Any journalist can do this. Really.

Bill Dunphy manages WebU, a training facility created to put 500 managers and staff from Metroland West Media Group through a week-long Web boot camp. Cool, huh? He posted this list on his blog for WebU; the list is called Seven Steps to Writing Like a Digital Native: Are there original documents you can link […]

Journalists putting themselves online

Mark Luckie has posted screenshots of (and links to) the personal Web sites of 15 journalists. They could be used to inspire journalism students to master the art of self-presentation. Great examples. 15 journalists’ outstanding personal sites Go on, just have a quick peek. They are very nice sites.