Category Archives: Kelly Burns

Artdaily.org, an art newspaper on the Web

By KELLY BURNS Fine arts are a significant part of our society and they are one of the ways our identity is preserved for generations to come. While sometimes the arts are overlooked, they are rich in history and culture, … Continue reading

Posted in Kelly Burns | Tagged | Leave a comment

Alexa.com rankings offer different search results

By KELLY BURNS It’s easy to search in Google or Yahoo when trying to find information on a particular topic or event.  However, with millions of different websites available, it can be hard to find ones that are accurate and … Continue reading

Posted in Kelly Burns | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Web sites help increase understanding of political process

By KELLY BURNS With elections recently behind us, many will avoid politics until the next time around. But why is it that so many people avoid politics?  Is it truly just the negative public view of politicians or could it … Continue reading

Posted in Kelly Burns | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Online sites offer background for writing about Christianity

By KELLY BURNS The idea of religion is a very broad topic.  When trying to uncover the truth about a religion that is broken up into so many different sectors, it can be difficult to know where to begin.  I … Continue reading

Posted in Kelly Burns | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Newsmap offers visual map of daily news for online readers

By KELLY BURNS We all know that search engines like Google and Yahoo! offer quick ways to find news.  These sites also make it easy to see what’s popular and what’s getting the most coverage at the time, by their … Continue reading

Posted in Kelly Burns | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Writing about law and the legal system

By KELLY BURNS How much do you know about the legal system in our country?  As college journalists, many of us have taken only one or two law classes and even with the knowledge those classes have given us, many … Continue reading

Posted in Kelly Burns | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Traditional journalism and new technology …

By KELLY BURNS We’re currently in an age where technology is changing the way we do everyday tasks, so it’s imperative that we don’t let technology take away from the effectiveness and accuracy of our reporting. As a new generation … Continue reading

Posted in Kelly Burns | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Topix.com offers forums to share community news

By KELLY BURNS The ways in which we read and gather news is evolving with the growth of the Internet. Newsrooms are constantly trying to integrate the reader into the process.  Topix.com, a fast-growing news community is doing just that … Continue reading

Posted in Kelly Burns | Tagged | Leave a comment

Photojournalism for social change

By KELLY BURNS Sometimes we wonder if what we are doing ever really makes a difference. As journalists, we write articles and take photographs and, sometimes, you never really know if what you are doing is affecting anyone at all. … Continue reading

Posted in Kelly Burns | Tagged | Leave a comment

Budgets and financial planning for journalists

By KELLY BURNS I always hear the joke that journalists entered into the profession because they aren’t good with numbers. So, forgive me for feeding into this stereotype, but I’d like offer some help for those who are too busy … Continue reading

Posted in Kelly Burns | Leave a comment

News design and layout sites offer much

By KELLY BURNS As someone who has always had an interest in design, but never had the natural eye for it, I enjoy reading about and mulling over magazine and newspaper designs. While I have heard many people say “there’s … Continue reading

Posted in Kelly Burns | Tagged | Leave a comment

Grammar help from the OWL

By KELLY BURNS As a journalism major, I am always looking for ways to improve my writing and grammar skills. There are some things that I’ve learned that will never leave my memory, but at times, I struggle with some … Continue reading

Posted in Kelly Burns | Tagged | Leave a comment

Writing about the stars

By KELLY BURNS Writing about the sky can be a daunting task, especially for someone who has never taken an interest in astronomy. But because the things that happen in outer space can still impact those of us on earth, … Continue reading

Posted in Kelly Burns | Tagged | Leave a comment

Simple photojournalism

By KELLY BURNS Because I have a love for photography I am always looking for websites that showcase work.  I stumbled upon http://www.aphotoaday.org.  The purpose of the A Photo A Day, or APAD, website is to foster photojournalism and offer … Continue reading

Posted in Kelly Burns | Tagged | Leave a comment