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JEA Digital Media Podcast – Don Goble

JEA Digital Media Podcast – Don Goble

What is the future of broadcast journalism? Ladue High School’s Don Goble and I discuss this and many other things in this week’s podcast.  

JEA Digital Media Podcast: Holiday Wish List

JEA Digital Media Podcast: Holiday Wish List

Jon Rogers and I geek out on all things gadgets! We discuss all the things we’d love to unwrap for our classroom.   Here are some links to the items that we mentioned: [View the story “The Little Hawk Tech Request” on Storify] DJI Phantom Quadcopter Glidecam Drake University’s Mobile Gadget Lab GoPro Hyperlapse

Defining what broadcast means for scholastic journalism

Defining what broadcast means for scholastic journalism

I can’t have a broadcast program at my school. I don’t have a television studio. I don’t have a green screen. I don’t have broadcast equipment to stream the football game. I don’t have time in our schedule for morning announcements. I don’t have the budget for broadcast. There’s another teacher who has a broadcast […]

Basic Tips for Video Stories and Inspiration from NY Times and Wash Post YouTube Channels

Above is a video I found to try and get students fired up to make some videos and show what WASHINGTON POST YOUTUBE CHANNEL and NEW YORK TIMES YOUTUBE CHANNEL are doing on their YouTube Channels. Below are a few tips I gave them to try and follow while creating video story projects. VIDEO BASICS […]

Training Broadcast Students: The Ethics of Getting It Right

Training Broadcast Students: The Ethics of Getting It Right

Like it or not, appearances are everything in broadcast journalism and it’s important for our students to get it technically right every time. This isn’t a matter of vanity, but one of journalism ethics.  An unbalanced camera can make a source appear “crooked” or untrustworthy.  Overmodulated audio can make a statement unintelligible.  Choppy editing can […]

JEAdigitalmedia Podcast #4 – Live Streaming

JEAdigitalmedia Podcast #4 – Live Streaming

Fall sports are wrapping up and the winter sports season is just weeks away. Want to start live streaming games? Curious about it? I chat with Michael Simons and Jon Rogers about their experiences with live streaming.  

Take your students on a Video Scavenger Hunt

Take your students on a Video Scavenger Hunt

Teaching the basics of videography and editing to students can feel like a daunting experience sometimes. However, a simple and fun lesson I have developed for my students has proven to pay off with their progress. Take your students on a video scavenger hunt! Who doesn’t like a scavenger hunt?! By following this lesson, you […]

Factors to consider when starting a Broadcast Journalism program

Factors to consider when starting a Broadcast Journalism program

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 […]

Adding Questions and Comments on YouTube Videos

Adding Questions and Comments on YouTube Videos

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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