Three Ways Mistakes Will Make Your Broadcast Program Better

Three Ways Mistakes Will Make Your Broadcast Program Better

| February 27, 2015 | 0 Comments

One of the greatest fears we have as journalism advisers is that of making mistakes.  So much is on the line with legal and ethical concerns, technical elements of broadcast, and knowing that our reputation is on the line with every show.   But nothing has ever been gained by playing it safe.  You owe […]

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UC Berkeley offers free online tutorials

UC Berkeley offers free online tutorials

| February 25, 2015 | 0 Comments

Searching the Web for a simple Google spreadsheets tutorial, I stumbled upon the Graduate School of Journalism at UC Berkeley’s catalog of online tutorials for students. The tutorials are freely accessible, and they run the gamut from basics to complex, multi-part tutorials. Here are a few that you and your students might fight useful: Tutorial: […]

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College Media on Snapchat

College Media on Snapchat

| February 25, 2015 | 0 Comments

We’re compiling a list of colleges and university student media programs that have Snapchat accounts. If your staff is using Snapchat in the newsroom, please fill out the form below. If your staff is looking to venture into the Snapchat realm, check out how some of the other staffs on the list are using the medium. Linked […]

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Using Aurasma App to Create a “Harry Potter” Type Paper Experience

Using Aurasma App to Create a “Harry Potter” Type Paper Experience

| February 23, 2015 | 0 Comments

This past issue, The Little Hawk tried using the Aurasma app to link photos to videos or create an ugmented reality, virtual reality or a magical “Harry Potter” type experience. Attached is a video how-to the students made on how it works. Basically, a person downloads the app, scans an image with Aurasma purple triangle […]

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High School Media on Snapchat

High School Media on Snapchat

| February 22, 2015 | 0 Comments

We’re creating a list of schools that have Snapchat accounts for their publication staffs. If your staff is using Snapchat in the newsroom, please fill out the form below. If your staff is looking to venture into the Snapchat realm, check out how some of the other staffs on the list are using the medium. […]

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With blogging, sometimes you have to just do it — with a plan

With blogging, sometimes you have to just do it — with a plan

| February 20, 2015 | 0 Comments

The Japanese have a saying: fall down seven times, get up eight. I’m not quite at my seventh failure with blogging in the classroom, but I’m close.  This semester, however, I think I made it happen. What was the difference between the times I failed and the times I succeeded? Don’t laugh. Don’ts I didn’t […]

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Broadcast Town Meeting: What’s something great you picked up at a conference/PD that really stuck

Broadcast Town Meeting: What’s something great you picked up at a conference/PD that really stuck

| February 18, 2015 | 0 Comments

You are a teacher, so that means you have endured, or enjoyed a number of professional development activities. It is the latter, the PD that actually makes a positive impact and a lasting impression, that we are interested in for this Broadcast Town Meeting post. Once again, we use the Q & A format and […]

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JEA Digital Media Podcast: Dave Davis

JEA Digital Media Podcast: Dave Davis

| February 17, 2015 | 0 Comments

2015 Distinguished Broadcast Adviser of the Year, and all-around good guy, Dave Davis stops by to talk about all things broadcast and the changes he’s seen in his career. Great insight!  

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Keeping it fresh online

Keeping it fresh online

| February 16, 2015 | 0 Comments

This is the first post in our Make It Work series, where we ask staffs across the nation to share how they tackle the issues that face online journalists. This week, we asked what online staffs do to regularly generate content for their sites. If you’d like to share a video, post it to your staff’s […]

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