Social Media Management for Journalism, PR, and Advertising

Quiz #3 on Information Graphics Reminder: Information Graphics (Blog Post #5) Due Tonight, April 2, by 11:59 p.m. How Social Media is Used by the Big Three Media Fields Social media is for you. The aspiring journalist, sports commentator, marketing executive, … Continue reading “Social Media Management for Journalism, PR, and Advertising”

Photojournalism Basics

Purpose and Power of Visuals Photojournalism is our window to the world around us. A picture is worth a 1,000 words. The purpose of photojournalism is to capture the people and events that make the news. Photojournalism can supplement a … Continue reading “Photojournalism Basics”

Basic Photo Editing Tips

Photo Editing Tips Now that you’ve seen some evidence of what NOT to do, let’s review the basic photo editing tools in Photoshop. While we will use Photoshop during class, if you do not have access off-campus to Photoshop, then … Continue reading “Basic Photo Editing Tips”

Story Idea for Blog Post 3: World War II Heart Mountain Internment Camp Prisoner

Phi Alpha Theta/History Club invites you to a talk by Sam Mihara, World War II Heart Mountain Internment Camp Prisoner. Mihara will speak on the story of his family, the rational for creating the camps, and important lessons learned from the … Continue reading “Story Idea for Blog Post 3: World War II Heart Mountain Internment Camp Prisoner”

Photo Editing for Journalism and Strategic Communication

Photo Editing Tips Now that you’ve seen some evidence of what NOT to do, let’s review the basic photo editing tools in Photoshop. While we will use Photoshop during class, if you do not have access off-campus to Photoshop, then … Continue reading “Photo Editing for Journalism and Strategic Communication”

Photography Basics

For the next two weeks, we’ll be working on photography and photojournalism. First things first, we’ll learn about the basics of photography and forever-useful creative devices. Creative Devices for Composition Good photojournalism begins with understanding basic composition and design principles. … Continue reading “Photography Basics”

HSI, Day 11: Media Stereotypes & Finalize Flickr Slideshow

Class Discussion & Blog Post Today we will examine various media stereotypes of the past and discuss if you think any stereotypes have changed. TV shows of the past reinforced traditional gender stereotypes Entertainment and TV often portrayed African-Americans as … Continue reading “HSI, Day 11: Media Stereotypes & Finalize Flickr Slideshow”

HSI, Day 9: Digital Media & Multitasking, HSI Photography Review, & Flickr

Class Discussion & Blog Post Today we’ll watch a clip from a Frontline documentary about the impacts and implications of digital media use. After the clip, please answer the following questions: To what extent do you multitask with media during … Continue reading “HSI, Day 9: Digital Media & Multitasking, HSI Photography Review, & Flickr”

HSI, Day 6: Media & Body Image, Profile Writing, & Audio Editing

Class Discussion & Blog Post: Media & Body Image Take a look at these magazines. Advertisements and media imagery plays on our insecurities to make money. The average female is 5’4 and 165 lbs, yet the average female model is … Continue reading “HSI, Day 6: Media & Body Image, Profile Writing, & Audio Editing”

HSI, Day 4: Ethics of Banning Books, Audio Gathering Tips, & Interview Day

Class Discussion: Ethics of Banning Books Our initial discussion today deals with commonly banned/challenged books. First, let’s look at a list of books that are commonly banned. As you can see, the reasons often deal with foul language, racism, sexually … Continue reading “HSI, Day 4: Ethics of Banning Books, Audio Gathering Tips, & Interview Day”

Photo Editing Tips

Photo Editing Tips Now that you’ve seen some evidence of what NOT to do, let’s review the basic photo editing tools in Photoshop. While we will use Photoshop during class, if you do not have access off-campus to Photoshop, then … Continue reading “Photo Editing Tips”

Taking a Stab at Photojournalism

Purpose Photojournalism is our window to the world around us. A picture is worth a 1,000 words. The purpose of photojournalism is to capture the people and events that make the news. Photojournalism can supplement a text story or can … Continue reading “Taking a Stab at Photojournalism”

Photojournalism: Purpose, Categories, & Ethics

Purpose Photojournalism is our window to the world around us. A picture is worth a 1,000 words. The purpose of photojournalism is to capture the people and events that make the news. Photojournalism can supplement a text story or can … Continue reading “Photojournalism: Purpose, Categories, & Ethics”