Live blogging…cover an event as it happens.
It consists of:
-Time stamp in reverse chronological order
-Text, photos, video, polls, and audience interaction
-Inquirer’s Chris Melchiorre for live coverage of Council Rock South vs. Neshaminy football game
-See Rowan vs. Stockton baseball game
Requirements for the Assignment:
-Select an event that can be covered with live blogging. You must attend this event in person.
-Promote your cyber-event ahead of time on your blog…let me know when you are doing this.
-Write an intro to the event so people know how and where to find the coverage.
-Blog the event in real-time with time stamp in reverse chronological order.
-Write up your text article after the event post.
-Make sure you have a link to the live blog so audience can get back to it.
Tools and Technology:
-Mobile phone or computer and access to the Internet
-A way to post to your blog in real-time like CoveritLive – A free, web-based live blogging tool. You can connect your Twitter account to CoverItLive.
-Make sure you have enough battery power!