Competition: A Catalyst for Growth

Competition: A Catalyst for Growth

| November 21, 2014 | 0 Comments

Over my 19 years of teaching Journalism I have had many a student enter many a contest. Is it for plaques, certificates, or bragging honors? No. I have them do it to learn and improve. Contests that provide meaningful written critiques and feedback have helped my students become better at their craft, and elevated our program to […]

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JEAdigitalmedia Podcast #4 – Live Streaming

JEAdigitalmedia Podcast #4 – Live Streaming

| November 19, 2014 | 0 Comments

Fall sports are wrapping up and the winter sports season is just weeks away. Want to start live streaming games? Curious about it? I chat with Michael Simons and Jon Rogers about their experiences with live streaming.  

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Tutorial: How to use iMovie with the iPhone and iPod (UPDATED)

Tutorial: How to use iMovie with the iPhone and iPod (UPDATED)

| November 19, 2014 | 1 Comments

  UPDATE: Post updated for iMovie 2.0+ Here are some updated videos from iMovie 2.0+. You can find videos to help you with the old version of iMovie in the original post found below. iMovie 2.1 Update for iOS 8 – New Features Overview iMovie for iPhone: Basic Tutorial – – – Here are a […]

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Tutorial: How to use iMovie on the iPad (UPDATED)

Tutorial: How to use iMovie on the iPad (UPDATED)

| November 15, 2014

UPDATE: Post updated for iMovie 2.0+ Here are some updated videos from iMovie 2.0+. You can find videos to help you with the old version of iMovie in the original post found below. ScienceMan Lesson – iMovie 2 App for iPad Tutorial iMovie for iPad – FULL CLASS – iOS 8 Version – – – […]

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MobileVideoDIY is giving away 10 free mobile gear bags to student journalism programs

MobileVideoDIY is giving away 10 free mobile gear bags to student journalism programs

| November 12, 2014 | 0 Comments

There is a great new resource for those interested in mobile video (and that should be every scholastic journalism staff) and they’re giving away some great gear. In a project sponsored by the Donald W. Reynolds Journalism Institute and the American Society of News Editors’ Youth Journalism Initiative, MobileVideoDIY.com launched last week with some great […]

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Contest results from the JEA/NSPA National High School Journalism Convention in Washington DC #nhsjc

Contest results from the JEA/NSPA National High School Journalism Convention in Washington DC #nhsjc

| November 10, 2014 | 0 Comments

The 2014 Fall National High School Journalism Convention was held in Washington DC Nov. 6-9. In addition to some great individual sessions and keynoters Bob Woodward and Jay Harris, some awards were given out at the convention. Here are some of the digital media awards that were presented at the conference. NSPA Best of Show: […]

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JEA Digital Media Podcast – Episode 3: Mark Newton

JEA Digital Media Podcast – Episode 3: Mark Newton

| November 4, 2014 | 0 Comments

In this episode, we talk with JEA President Mark Newton. We discuss the importance of national conventions for both students and advisers. We also discuss the future of the JEA and where he sees the association headed.

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SmartNews is a news curation app that allows for offline reading on iOS and Android devices

SmartNews is a news curation app that allows for offline reading on iOS and Android devices

| November 3, 2014 | 0 Comments

My first exposure to the SmartNews app came in September at the Online News Association annual conference in Chicago. SmartNews had a booth to promote their US launch (which happened in October). The app curates trending articles from social media in a variety of categories and carries stories from Buzzfeed and Bleacher Report to The Huffington […]

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JEA Digital Media Podcast – Episode 2: Convention Time!

JEA Digital Media Podcast – Episode 2: Convention Time!

| October 30, 2014 | 1 Comments

It’s convention time! We sit down with JEA’s local Washington DC chairperson, Valerie Kilber about next week’s Fall JEA/NSPA convention. She gives us some advice for first-time attendees as well as veterans and some “must dos” while you’re in the nation’s captial. Don’t miss it! For more information about the JEA/NSPA Fall Convention, click here. If […]

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