Social Media

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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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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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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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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5 Reasons Journalism Educators Need To Be On Snapchat (BTW, the Washington Post is)

5 Reasons Journalism Educators Need To Be On Snapchat (BTW, the Washington Post is)

| February 11, 2015 | 2 Comments

I held out for a while, chalking Snapchat up as another fad that would come and go. However, the data shows Snapchat isn’t a fad and its new update leads me to believe it’s going to be here for a while. It’s for these reasons below, and a few others, that I think journalism educators need […]

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Q & A with Teen on How and Why She and Her Friends Are on Snapchat

Q & A with Teen on How and Why She and Her Friends Are on Snapchat

| February 11, 2015 | 0 Comments

Q – What is your name? How old are you? What publication staff are you on at your school? A – My name Clair Selby, I am 17 years old, and I am the Editor in Chief of Westside Wired at Westside High School. (westsidewired.org) Q – How long have you been on Snapchat and […]

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Recommended reading: Snapchat articles promote discussion, debate

Recommended reading: Snapchat articles promote discussion, debate

| February 11, 2015 | 1 Comments

The digital age is full of opportunities. Part of our role as teachers is to expose our students to some of the possibilities and provide a chance for them to analyze, discuss and debate what’s out there. It helps broaden their understanding of the media landscape and opens doors for new ways of doing things. […]

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