Information Visualization: Mapping

First, Why Visualize Information? We tend to start with information and then try to visualize the information. For example, you may be given a story to tell that deals with data, numbers, statistics, etc. Many storytellers would start by looking … Continue reading “Information Visualization: Mapping”

A Focus on Twitter for Reporting and Promoting

Blog Post #5 Due Tonight by 11:59 p.m. Embed 5-minute raw file Embed 2-minute edited file Answer required questions and write the post. Submit post URL to WyoCourses Blog Post #5 Twitter  Know the basics. @username, #topic, and RTs (retweets). … Continue reading “A Focus on Twitter for Reporting and Promoting”

Social Media Management for Journalism, PR, and Advertising

Week 10 Plan Today Share ideas about how you could use crowd-powered collaborations in your future media job. Write down your response on a paper with your name. This should be a short paragraph or two. We will review online … Continue reading “Social Media Management for Journalism, PR, and Advertising”

Gathering Audio

Week 9 Plan Monday: Review Blog Post 5 – Audio Profile (Raw and Edited) Monday: Gathering Audio Wednesday: Audio Editing; Audacity Tutorial Fri. March 29: Guest Speakers Micah Schweizer and Erin Jones, NPR journalists and producers –> Take Notes During Their … Continue reading “Gathering Audio”

Audio Storytelling & Audio Profile Project

Week 7 Plan Reminder: Blog Post 4 – Journalistic Web Story due tonight by 11:59 p.m. In-Class Assignment: Audio Stories Review of Popular Audio Storytelling on StoryCorps, NPR, and Podcasts In-Class Assignment: Your Future in Podcasting Review of Blog Post 5 – … Continue reading “Audio Storytelling & Audio Profile Project”

Journalism for the Web

Week 5 Plan Reminder: Submit Blog Post 3 – Photojournalism by 11:59 p.m. today (Mon. Feb. 25) In-Class Activity Mon. Feb. 25: “Week 5: Your Initial Web Story Idea” — Let’s briefly talk about your ideas, if we haven’t talked already. In-Class Activity … Continue reading “Journalism for the Web”

Call for Applications: Larsh Bristol Photojournalism Fellowship

The Department of Communication & Journalism seeks proposals from students for a $5,000 stipend for a photojournalism project called the Larsh Bristol Photojournalism Fellowship. The stipend will be awarded through a competitive process that is open to all students at … Continue reading “Call for Applications: Larsh Bristol Photojournalism Fellowship”

Remembering the Groundwork of Journalistic Writing

Week 4 Plan Any questions before the quiz on Photojournalism Basics? Quiz 1 on Photography and Photojournalism. Review Blog Post 3 – Photojournalism — Any questions? Review Blog Post 4 – Journalistic Web Story — Look up your individual meeting date for draft story; … Continue reading “Remembering the Groundwork of Journalistic Writing”

Photojournalism Basics

Week 3 Plan Questions about Blog Post #2 on Creative Devices? — Due Mon. 2/11 by 11:59 p.m. Submit URL to WyoCourses. Discussion of Photojournalism Power and Categories Short-Write #3: Exploring Photojournalism Review of Blog Post #3: Photojournalism Tips for … Continue reading “Photojournalism Basics”

Basics of Photography

Week 2 Plan 15 minutes class time to ask any questions about Blog Post 1 5-minute short-write #1 reflection on Journalism Next Ch. 5 on Photography Review this photography blog post Active learning activity in groups Review Blog Post 2: Creative … Continue reading “Basics of Photography”

Dr. Landreville’s Top 5 List from Week 1 Readings

From Week 1’s readings on the Forward, Introduction, Ch. 1, and Ch. 2 in Mark Briggs’ Journalism Next book, I would like you to remember: The online resources: Hacks and Hackers in Colorado Poynter’s NewsU Nieman Lab Online News Association The National … Continue reading “Dr. Landreville’s Top 5 List from Week 1 Readings”

Blogging, Branding, and WordPress-ing

Syllabus Questions? Now that you’ve had the chance to fully read the syllabus and course schedule, do you have any questions? Week 1: Overview Quick review of blogs Importance of branding and marketing yourself with your blog Review first assignment … Continue reading “Blogging, Branding, and WordPress-ing”

Here We Go! Multimedia Production!

Welcome! About Me About You Take this note card. Fill it out with: 1. Your name. 2. What you like to be called. 3. Your major. 4. The type of media content that you’re most excited to learn about and … Continue reading “Here We Go! Multimedia Production!”

HSI, Class 2: Photography Basics

Multimedia Finish Blogging Workshop Document Your HSI Experience with Photography We will go on three field trips during this class: Vedauwoo, the Wyoming Tribune Eagle, and the Snowy Range Mountains. At each field trip, I want you to take as … Continue reading “HSI, Class 2: Photography Basics”