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5 Ways to Bring Blogging to Your Class

5 Ways to Bring Blogging to Your Class

| March 4, 2016 | 0 Comments

For NCTE this past fall, I created a presentation on blogging in any class and it was recently published in the English in Texas Journal. Here is a link to the whole article on Medium. The main take aways are below and it has been a great to see more student voice being published.   […]

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RESEARCH PROJECT: Social Media and the Dying Homepage

RESEARCH PROJECT: Social Media and the Dying Homepage

| February 15, 2016 | 0 Comments

RESEARCH:  WEB ANALYTICS DATA   Over the past month, I conducted research for a PD project on TheLittleHawk.com to see how much social media traffic effects people or “readers” landing on the homepage of The Little Hawk. My theory, which developed after reading a few other articles, is that like traffic on the NY Times homepage that has dropped from […]

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Use Wikispaces for a staff manual

Use Wikispaces for a staff manual

| February 3, 2016 | 0 Comments

Create a staff manual using Wikispaces.com. When one of my veteran newspaper students needed to move on, I realized she was the only person with whom I had been working to upload editorial cartoons and illustrations. This was not a new situation.  High school media students move on all the time, especially prized graduates who […]

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Live Stream on Twitter with GoPro and Periscope

Live Stream on Twitter with GoPro and Periscope

| January 27, 2016 | 0 Comments

Twitter and GoPro have teamed up to allow the GoPro camera to work with the Periscope app. Yesterday, The Little Hawk tried it out and worked fairly easily. Update the Periscope app, log a phone onto the GoPro wifi and start streaming from Periscope. The app will let users toggle back and forth between the […]

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Feb. 1 deadline approaches for Korva Coleman Excellence Award entries honoring multimedia work

Feb. 1 deadline approaches for Korva Coleman Excellence Award entries honoring multimedia work

| January 25, 2016 | 0 Comments

SPOT 127 is now accepting entries for the 2016 Korva Coleman Excellence Awards. This national award recognizes outstanding digital media produced by young people ages 14-23. Winners receive a $1,000 scholarship, an engraved crystal Korva Coleman award and a trip to Phoenix for the awards dinner on Thursday, May 5, 2016. Students are invited to submit multimedia journalism pieces in the […]

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How to Record Interviews for Video

How to Record Interviews for Video

| January 13, 2016 | 0 Comments

Conducting interviews with video is a vital aspect of all reporting, but can be complicated and tricky.  Getting it right is important for the facts of your story and can also have an ethical impact on your coverage. National Broadcast Advisers of the Year Don Goble and Michael Hernandez recently published two books on interviews for […]

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Hosting a Digital Media Workshop in 2016? Tell us about it.

Hosting a Digital Media Workshop in 2016? Tell us about it.

| January 11, 2016 | 1 Comments

If your organization is hosting a summer journalism workshop that has a digital media component to it, we’d love to hear about it and list it on our “2016 Summer Workshops” page. Just fill out the form below and we’ll get you added. Thanks! You can find the form here.

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JEA/Flipboard November Winners Released

JEA/Flipboard November Winners Released

| December 16, 2015 | 1 Comments

The winners or best stories submitted in November were recently released and published on the JEA-Flipboard Magazine. Read about the winners and the magazine on Flipboard’s post. The magazine has over 500 followers and is hoping to hit the 1000 mark soon.  Submit stories to hsjournalism@flipboard.com.  Winners get published in the magazine and receive a Flipboard […]

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Podcasting Labs:  A New Setup and the Old

Podcasting Labs: A New Setup and the Old

| December 14, 2015 | 0 Comments

After years of using the Yeti usb microphone attached to an iMac I was inspired to get a better setup for podcasting by the local med school podcast The Short Coat and a podcasting setup at NCTE. When I first researched a more advanced podcasting setup I thought I would need a USB mixer, mics, […]

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