College of Journalism and Communications 2008

University of Florida | 13 October 2008

Online Journalism: An Introduction

Presentation: Current Practices in Online Journalism

Examples of Multimedia Journalism

  1. Multimedia Muse: Primarily photojournalism and video work
  2. KobreGuide to the Web's Best Multimedia & Video Journalism: Lots of current examples
  3. Interactive Narratives: A database of great online work; many information graphics and animated graphics here
  4. MultimediaShooter: A blog and news about cool journalism tools
  5. Mark Fiore animated editorial cartoons | home page | example: Drill, Baby, Drill

SNDies: Society of News Design annual interactive awards (direct links to 2008 winners are here)

Online News Association: 2008 conference | membership ($25 for students)

Beyond HTML

Look at the personal blog of a working journalist: Matt Waite

You already have FREE Web space here at UF (only 20 MB):

Online Journalism Courses at UF

Tools for Creating Web Content

Examples from the Pros

New York Times Multimedia (full page index)

Washington Post Multimedia (full page index; check out links at top left)


Teaching Online Journalism
My blog about digital storytelling and how newsrooms are changing.

Wired Journalists
Join a community of journalists who know about or are learning about online journalism.

PhotoJournalism: Mark Hancock's blog
One of the best photojournalism blogs, with lots of good resources linked in the right-hand column.

Journalists' Toolkit
Frequently updated list of free online tutorials and resources.

NPPA Monthly Multimedia Contest
Check out current work in newspaper online video and audio slideshows, from the National Press Photographers Association (each month's winners linked on left side of page).

Online News Association
The premier professional organization for online journalists.