Basic Tips for Video Stories and Inspiration from NY Times and Wash Post YouTube Channels

Basic Tips for Video Stories and Inspiration from NY Times and Wash Post YouTube Channels

| November 26, 2014 | 0 Comments

Above is a video I found to try and get students fired up to make some videos and show what WASHINGTON POST YOUTUBE CHANNEL and NEW YORK TIMES YOUTUBE CHANNEL are doing on their YouTube Channels. Below are a few tips I gave them to try and follow while creating video story projects. VIDEO BASICS […]

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Training Broadcast Students: The Ethics of Getting It Right

Training Broadcast Students: The Ethics of Getting It Right

| November 24, 2014 | 1 Comments

Like it or not, appearances are everything in broadcast journalism and it’s important for our students to get it technically right every time. This isn’t a matter of vanity, but one of journalism ethics.  An unbalanced camera can make a source appear “crooked” or untrustworthy.  Overmodulated audio can make a statement unintelligible.  Choppy editing can […]

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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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