Briggs Chapter 8

April 12th, 2011  Tagged , , ,

Telling Stories with Video The digital video revolution: One person can now make and produce high-quality Web video with a $200 camera and laptop or desk computer instead of paying $35,000 for a camera and an expenisve editing station. Briggs went into highlights and explinations of: Capturing quick video highlights, not documentary projects. Managing digital […]

Briggs Chapter 6

March 7th, 2011  Tagged , , , ,

Visual Storytelling with Photographs “The ability to publish to a global audience for free, with just a few clicks, opened up te world to a cacophy of new voices.” –Biggs So who is considered a photogropher now?: You Me Anyone with a camera Anyone with a cell phone camera There are two primary kinds of […]

Briggs Chapter 5

Going Mobile: Mobile reporting. “According to an article in the Daily Telegraph, a London newspaper, children in the United Kingdom get their first mobile phones at age 8” said Briggs. Anyone one the ground can technically become a reporter at any given time that something newsworthy breaks out in front of them. A child could […]

Briggs Chapter 3

Have you ever heard the phrase, two heads are better than one? Briggs moved on in “Journalism Next” to crowdsourcing. What is crowdsourcing? “It is a relatively new term, coined by Jeff Howe in a 2006 article for Wired News. Think of crowdsourcing like outsourcing, the term it spun off from. Crowdsourcing harnesses the sustained […]

Briggs Chapter 2

Advanced Blogging The rules are different with blogs. Blogging reporters play off other information they find online, even linking stories and blogs that might have been thought of as competition just a few years ago. Three characteristics define a blog: Frequently updated (recently updated stuff on top) Entries are called, “posts” and each have a […]

    RSS Online Journalism
    • onMason Round-Up – 4-30-12 April 30, 2012
      Here’s a selection of interesting posts from across onMason. “Federman Beats Cancer” by Gregory Connolly Gregory Connolly’s article takes a highly sympathetic and insightful look at Jacob Federman, a junior sports management major at George Mason who has twice beaten Hodgkin’s lymphoma. After first beating the cancer in high school, he experienced a relapse as a freshman at Mason, […]
    • onMason Round-Up – 4-23-12 April 23, 2012
      Let’s check out some of the most interesting posts from last week throughout onMason. “An interview with Mason Dining’s Dietitian Lois Durant” by Nicole Merrilees This interview with Lois Durant provides insight to the life and hard work of a Mason employee who likely often goes unrecognized for her role in maintaining the high quality of life students […]
    • onMason Round-Up – 4-10-12 April 10, 2012
      In the new onMason round-up we take a look at some of the most interesting posts throughout onMason. “Tragedy and Twitter” by Karina Schulthesis This is an account of how social network sites like Twitter have changed the way people respond to and deal with school shootings. In order to make her article more effective, Karina begins with an […]
    • Twitter: Word of mouth 2.0 January 31, 2012
      [View the story “Twitter: Word of mouth 2.0” on Storify]
      Andrew Knight
    • My Video Conference with Anita McBride on C-SPAN May 8, 2011
      If Anita McBride could go back in time, and meet any first lady, she said that she would pick, “Dolly Madison –because when the president’s opponents would come to see him, she used her personality and hostess abilities to drive debate; they would leave feeling like friends,” said McBride. McBride participated in a C-Span video […]