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Anita Bride C-Span Video Conference

Although I can’t say I have ever heard of Anita Bride, it was quite interesting learning about the actual roles and the support staff involved with the our First Ladies of the White House. Anita McBride was the Assistant to … Continue reading

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Mark Stencel

New Media, New Rules? Navigating NPR’s Multimedia Future BREAKLIGHTS MEAN listeners! Challange…. a lot of people when they get to work, they dont check out the website. Its hard enough to write a story for tomorrow news paper… its even … Continue reading

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BJ Koubaroulis

This is pretty rad. He is a fellow grad from mason and covered high school sports after that. How will you differentiate yourself from the people next to you? Give them something they need! He started a video production company … Continue reading

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Mark Potts

Use exisitng information to help get your story together. “make a great map of pot holes” use readers to help fuel your ideas for stories. baristanet.com¬†and other hypernet worlds are capable of making money, and are run by the community. … Continue reading

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Kevin Anderson

Doha- working with algezeera arabic. Using the sources that you can rely on, people can tell their own story and be their own witnesses. “Know your sources before things start” He knew most of the bloggers in Egypt before the … Continue reading

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Steve Buttry’s visit

STEVE BUTTRY gave us some free swag, not too shabby. He also told us to count the amount of media uses for the bridge collapse in Minneapolis. It was very intersting to see how you can creativly create an intro … Continue reading

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Local Music scene Mindmeister Story Board

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Briggs Chapter 11 Extra credit!

Building a Digital Audience for News The fundamentals for this are the following: -Track your content -Use Web analytics -Get Search engine optimization -Use effective headlining for the web -Distribute through the social media You should always track what you … Continue reading

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Briggs Chapter 10

Managing News as a Conversation First of all, I find this book really hard to keep open when trying to reference to it. Other than that though, lets talk about this chapter. This chapter goes into about how journalist do … Continue reading

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George Allen Video Conference

On February the 17th myself and 14 other lucky class members had the pleasure in participating in a video “Distant Learning” conference with George Allen, a US politician, who is running for Senate again. At first I was a bit … Continue reading

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