Tag: video

Three apps, tips to make the most of Instagram video posts

Three apps, tips to make the most of Instagram video posts

| January 27, 2014 | 0 Comments

The popularity of Instagram during the past 18 months led student media staffs to dive in and start posting. An active stream keeps the audience connected and catches readers in an app they use constantly. Posts remind readers of coverage happening daily, teasing upcoming publications such as the printed yearbook. (For example, here are a […]

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Factors to consider when starting a Broadcast Journalism program

Factors to consider when starting a Broadcast Journalism program

| January 15, 2014 | 1 Comments

Where do you begin? What do you need to ask for? What do you want to be? Those are major questions. This post is meant to serve as a resource of ideas, best practices, personal opinions and ultimately, a comprehensive guide to prepare you for the journey of beginning a broadcast journalism program. I will […]

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Adding Questions and Comments on YouTube Videos

Adding Questions and Comments on YouTube Videos

| January 3, 2014 | 0 Comments

Post publication analysis (or “post-mortem” in my classes)  is our bread and butter as advisers. Here’s a way where you can make comments and add questions to a YouTube video that you’ve uploaded. While it won’t replace in-class analysis, it’s a good way of having the students see our analysis before and after we do […]

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Uploading videos to the web

Uploading videos to the web

| December 13, 2013 | 0 Comments

Google seems to know it all, doesn’t it? I have found if I simply type in my exact question in a Google search, I am able to find out more than I ever wanted to know. Most recently, I have been asked about uploading videos to the web. Uploading videos has actually become quite an […]

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Presentation: Add video to your traditional print journalism program

Presentation: Add video to your traditional print journalism program

| November 22, 2013 | 1 Comments

This presentation was given at the JEA/NSPA national high school journalism conference in Boston, Nov. 14 – 17, 2013. JEA Boston Presentation 11 15 13

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The Language of Video

The Language of Video

| November 7, 2013 | 1 Comments

Sequencing video the have good getting for of paragraph. important like sense. You video to as grammar it is proper order make shots. is using to constructing your rules just together a grammar as like and know Putting in    Wait, what? Let’s try that again: Putting video together is like constructing a paragraph. You […]

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Broadcast journalism skills, objectives and learning outcomes

Broadcast journalism skills, objectives and learning outcomes

| October 16, 2013 | 2 Comments

The overall skills broadcast journalism students may learn in a high school course will depend upon the type of program you choose to run at your school. However, with these variables, there are also some tried and true learning outcomes that you should come to expect from your students. Upon taking a basic broadcast journalism, […]

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Westbrook gives 10 great common video storytelling mistakes

Westbrook gives 10 great common video storytelling mistakes

| October 11, 2013 | 1 Comments

I stumbled upon this 2011 post a few weeks ago and thought it was a great succinct list of tips that is still very relevant today and can easily be shared with students. The list is limited to 10 tips and each has a couple graphs of explanation that explains the tip sufficiently. Westbrook includes […]

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Broadcast Journalism resources and training

Broadcast Journalism resources and training

| September 6, 2013 | 0 Comments

As a journalism teacher, we are not only asked to write stories, take photographs, produce yearbooks, shoot videos or create online content. In order to properly prepare our students for the multimedia journalism world, we must be able to do it all. Yet making a good video seems to be a hurdle many of us […]

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