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Chris Snider, who teaches multimedia journalism at Drake University, posted this column on the Des Moines Register earlier this month: 5 Tips to Get Facebook to Show Brand’s Content. The piece has practical tips from “Use Multimedia” to “Time Your Posts” for staffer’s who are running their journalism program’s Facebook page. Give it a read and […]
Among the host of choices on the Google Web Store for iOS and Android users, WeVideo is a free program for uploading, editing, and sharing videos. WeVideo combines the simplicity of Videolicious with the sharing capacity of Google Docs. For a traditional print journalism program, it’s a simple solution to the huge undertaking of implementing broadcast practices not […]
This week the talk in the faculty room is, once again, about the latest school shooting. Perhaps the discussion about what happened at Reynolds High School in Oregon should carry over to the journalism classroom. It’s an opportunity to discuss the ethics of covering such tragedies. After this most recent shooting, this post came across […]
Which social media application should you use to report the story? That depends on the story, according to Shannon McDonald, a social media strategist with NewsWorks in Philadelphia. McDonald presented at the 2014 Student TV Awards at Temple University on May 14. McDonald begins each day in a news meeting considering these questions: how can […]
Social media service Buffer (@buffer) recently published a great article about how to expand your Twitter reach. The scientific study counted and analyzed the best tweets and why they were so effective in engaging an audience (those that resulted in more clicks on links, retweeting, etc.). Although the story is aimed at small businesses, the lessons are equally applicable to […]
TodaysMeet is an easy-to-use social media tool for presenters and audiences. A presenter (classroom teacher, newspaper adviser, fill in the blank) sets up a meeting that is available via the web on digital devices of all sizes (from desktop to cell phone) for as little as one hour to as much as one week. With […]
Starting a social media account for a publication can be overwhelming. No matter if your staff is on Twitter, Instagram or whatever other new social media platform awaits us in the future, here are some tips for getting started on a social media account. Develop a policy. Social accounts need to be a part of […]