Tag Archives: Multimedia

There are no promises when you go digital

By SAIRA SUMBAL What does a business model look like for a company with more than 800 digital and print products in 18 states serving 57 million customers per month? In April, I gave a presentation on a news company … Continue reading

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Lynda.com offers easy ways to learn multimedia skills

By CONNIE FOSSI I was working on a multimedia project for class in Final Cut Pro., the video quality was very poor and I needed to fix it. Lynda.com became the solution of my problem. With just a five-minute video … Continue reading

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Dipity offers free digital timeline tools for stories

By EMMA REYES As I’m working on my journalism career, I’m learning that, in order to write a story, I have to keep my reader engage and interested in what I’m talking about. Photos, videos and graphs are a great … Continue reading

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dotSUB allows visual journalists to share work

By BOLTON LANCASTER Although the Internet serves as an effective medium for visual journalists to distribute their work with the rest of the world, a common obstacle that many run into is allowing for viewers of different languages to understand … Continue reading

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Social media usage skyrockets during Hurricane Sandy

By RACHEL JANOSEC In crisis, reports show that social media usage increases.  Public officials and celebrities embraced social media during Hurricane Sandy during the past week.  They turned to sites like Facebook, Instagram and, especially, Twitter to report major news … Continue reading

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‘Raising Canes’ displays high level of Internet journalism

By NICHOLAS MOORE This week, I would like to do something a little different with my blog post. Usually, these posts are dedicated to a tool or trend within Internet Reporting that can be helpful to the class, journalism students, … Continue reading

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YouTube allows video journalists to distribute their work

By BOLTON LANCASTER Back in the 1960s, the French New Wave inspired a generation of young filmmakers to take video cameras, go outside, and shoot film. Cameras were becoming smaller and easier to handle as these film revolutionaries started moving … Continue reading

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The scoop on maintaining an online presence

By MIRAISY RODRIGUEZ Everywhere you look, young journalists are being told that having an online presence is essential in today’s market. Having a blog, a Twitter account, an Instagram account, etc. sounds like a great idea for tracking your thoughts, … Continue reading

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Candidates look to attract youth vote through multimedia

By NICHOLAS MOORE As journalism becomes increasingly a multimedia industry, it is interesting to note the growth of how comedy sketch shows are actually becoming legitimate news sources for the younger generations. Shows like “The Daily Show with Jon Stewart” … Continue reading

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Smartphone and tablet apps for the absent-minded

By RACHEL JANOSEC Journalists and reporters can’t have the negative trait of a poor memory.  They have to remember who they interviewed and when, remember due dates and remember anything else that goes into a good story. Most people resort … Continue reading

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Truthloader: Citizen journalism on YouTube

By ANDRES CORREA YouTube recently launched an “Original Channels Initiative” designed to invest in bringing original content to the website. The program, funded by Google in order to build a foundation for Google TV, announced in October that it would … Continue reading

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How TED provides depth to a reporter’s story

By SAIRA SUMBAL Your ability to report a story is heavily defined by the type of investment you make in improving your intellect. Yep, I said it, and I probably sounded like a professor you had in college (because I … Continue reading

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Cuttings.me provides new option for journalists to display work

By ELIZABETH DE ARMAS Before digital technology became prominent, journalists would maintain a portfolio they created themselves with their clips pasted on pages along with a resume and a cover letter, all in a binder or folder. Today, things are … Continue reading

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Publishers on Google get a digital choice

By RACHEL JANOSEC Google has been working with publishers and authors for seven years trying to come to a settlement regarding if the publishers partnering with Google should be allowed to digitize their books and journals or not.  After several … Continue reading

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