There’s never enough lists of usable images — try this one!

There’s never enough lists of usable images — try this one!

| May 29, 2015 | 0 Comments

The following useful list of sites for images is from Step 6 of Edublog’s Teacher Challenge: Creative Commons Search – Search many sites at once StockVault.net – Free images from photographers around the world Kozzi.com – One free photo per day FindIcons.com – Huge resource for avatars or small images Flickr Advanced Search – Use advanced search filters […]

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Mobile Photography Tips

Mobile Photography Tips

I’ve been shooting with my iPhone for years, and quickly came to realize that mobile photography is one of the best methods for photojournalists.  Here are some tips for how to get the best shots. It’s all about the light. Photographing in the right light — early morning or late evening — has the potential to make […]

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Neil Patel’s 14 Ways to Increase Your Clickthrough Rate on Twitter

Neil Patel’s 14 Ways to Increase Your Clickthrough Rate on Twitter

| May 22, 2015 | 0 Comments

Here’s another helpful article shared by Chris Snider in one of his weekly email newsletters. On Hubspot, Neil Patel shares some great tips on getting more clicks out of your Twitter posts. There’s advice in here on everything how to write strong, engaging copy to times of day and of the week which might be […]

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Peg Fitzpatrick’s – 5 Tools Everyone On Twitter Should Be Using

Peg Fitzpatrick’s – 5 Tools Everyone On Twitter Should Be Using

| May 20, 2015 | 0 Comments

Check out this nice list of Twitter tools (and a few runner-ups) Peg Fitzpatrick lists on her website. The post, 5 Tools Everyone on Twitter Should Be Using, offers some apps for everything from finding the best time to send your tweets to tools for creating visuals which will likely draw more attention to your […]

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Mini-lessons for advisers when news cycles are slow: Light for videos

Mini-lessons for advisers when news cycles are slow: Light for videos

| May 18, 2015 | 0 Comments

Fiat lux is the Latin phrase for “Let there be light.” Although this phrase may be referring to a deeper meaning, let’s help our students understand the importance of light when recording our videos. Television studios with expensive lights are great, and while taking portable lighting kits with us out on a shoot would be amazing, the reality […]

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Telestream.com video: Broadcast Live Sporting Events Like A Pro On Any Budget

Telestream.com video: Broadcast Live Sporting Events Like A Pro On Any Budget

| May 15, 2015 | 0 Comments

Broadcast Live Sporting Events Like A Pro On Any Budget from Telestream on Vimeo. If you’re looking to get into broadcasting sports events live, check out this video from Telestream. It does a great job of walking you through the essentials you need to be thinking about. The video covers everything from basics that viewers want […]

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Use These Ira Glass Videos To Help Your Students With Storytelling

Use These Ira Glass Videos To Help Your Students With Storytelling

| May 14, 2015 | 0 Comments

While they are a few years old, Ira Glass of “This American Life” has a great 4-part series of videos where he talks storytelling. He goes through everything from the importance of coming up with good story ideas to common pitfalls. The series is a great addition to use with students. You can find all […]

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Don’t forget to change passwords and revoke app access on social accounts

Don’t forget to change passwords and revoke app access on social accounts

| May 13, 2015 | 0 Comments

As your year is winding down, there will likely be a list of things to take care of to close the program down for the summer as one group leaves and another group steps up to take the reins. One thing you will want to do is make sure to change passwords to things graduates […]

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JEA National Broadcast Adviser of the Year 2015

JEA National Broadcast Adviser of the Year 2015

| May 6, 2015 | 0 Comments

The importance of scholastic broadcast journalism was once again validated by the Journalism Education Association at the JEA/NSPA Spring National High School Journalism Convention awards luncheon in Denver on April 18, 2015. What a tremendous day and honor to be named the Journalism Education Association’s 2015 National High School Broadcast Adviser of the Year. In […]

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