Visual storytelling tips

I just found this excellent 24-slide tutorial on Slideshare. It’s really about how to think about telling a story with pictures, so the title “Storyboarding” is misleading. But there’s some nice stuff in it, especially if you’re teaching… Read More

Discuss what journalism students should learn

Poynter intends to host a live chat tomorrow (Monday, March 23) titled “What Do College Journalism Students Need to Learn?” You should be able to see an archive of the chat after it’s complete. URL: Date: Monday… Read More

Flash training materials and new examples

I ran a workshop for journalists yesterday in Tampa, Florida, as part of an event hosted by the Florida Society of Newspaper Editors (FSNE) and the Florida Press Association (FPA). The workshop began at 10:30 a.m. and lasted… Read More

RGMP 11: Tell a good story with images and sound

(Updated Thursday, March 19, 10 a.m.) I was going to title this “Produce a feature story with Soundslides, using an interview and natural sound,” but that seemed a tad too long. Besides, it doesn’t necessarily require the Soundslides… Read More

1,000 followers on Twitter

Today is the day I reached the 1,000 milestone — I’m not sure how important this is, really, but it did give me a small thrill. (Very small.) If you want to jump on the bandwagon, I am… Read More

Feedback sought on RGMP

I need to take a break from blogging for about a week while I go off and run some journalism training. In the meantime, I would really appreciate it — a lot! — if some of you could… Read More

RGMP 10: Learn to use Soundslides

This is the 10th post in a series titled “Reporter’s Guide to Multimedia Proficiency.” In the ninth post, I explained how to think about managing the photos you add to your blog posts, including the advantages of photo-sharing… Read More