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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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Use IFTTT to automatically track social and web postings to a single Google Calendar

Use IFTTT to automatically track social and web postings to a single Google Calendar

| January 26, 2015 | 0 Comments

Unable to display content. Adobe Flash is required. I was speaking with Erica Smith last summer about wanting an easy (and cheap way) to track my staff’s social postings a bit better. She’s done a lot of work with social media  and I figured if anyone had the answer, it would be Erica. She did. […]

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Sprout Social Highlights 36 Tools To Create Unique Images

Sprout Social Highlights 36 Tools To Create Unique Images

| October 29, 2014 | 0 Comments

Sprout Social has another nice grouping of tools here. This list helps individuals with anything from infographic creation tools to social media image makers. While there are a few tools on the list we’ve talked about here before from Piktochart and Infogr.am to Jing and Skitch, there are a variety of others, many of which […]

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12 Digital Tools for Journalists – A share from the SPJ Convention

12 Digital Tools for Journalists – A share from the SPJ Convention

| October 3, 2014 | 0 Comments

Megan Fromm, JEA Professional Support Director, attended the Society of Professional Journalist’s Excellence in Journalism Convention a few weeks ago and came back with a great list of digital tools. She attended a presentation led by representatives from the Kiplinger Program in Public Affairs Journalism where they shared the following digital tools for journalists. It’s a […]

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