Week 7

In Class:
-Comment on other blogs
Tips for incorporating photos into your reporting
-Tips for improving your smartphone photography
Basic tips for better portraits
-Bring camera/phone and connection cord to class for in-class photo exercise
-In class photo editing and caption exercise

Assignments:
-News blog of the week – NYTimes.com’s Lens
-Read JournalismNext Chapter 1 – p. 26-39 on HTML/CSS
-Read JournalismNext Chapter 6 – “Visual storytelling with photographs”
-Read JournalismNext Chapter 7 – “Making audio journalism visible”
Post 6: Photo Gallery  due March 8 at 10 p.m. (50 points)

Looking ahead:
Post 6: Photo Gallery and Post 7: Free Post due before you leave for Spring Break
Extra-credit quiz on Thursday, March 12 will cover:

  • Blogs we have discussed in class: Huffington Post, Uwishunu, Technically Philly, BuzzFeed, and Lens
  • JournalismNext – Forward and Intro
  • JournalismNext Chapter 1 – “We are all digital workers now”
  • JournalismNext Chapter 2 – “Blogging for better journalism”
  • Cyberjournalist.net’s Blogger Code of Ethics
  • JournalismNext Chapter 3 – “Crowd-powered collaboration”
  • JournalismNext Chapter 4 – “Microblogging and social media”
  • JournalismNext Chapter 6 – “Visual storytelling with photographs”
  • JournalismNext Chapter 7 – “Making audio journalism visible”
  • JournalismNext Chap 10 – “Managing news as a conversation”
  • JournalismNext Chap 11 – “Building a digital audience for news”
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