Week 11 – November 18 – Ethics, Presentations and Project Prep

 

Week 11 – November 18 – Presentations and Project Prep

  • Assignment Due This Week: Tweets, Second Set of Site Presentations, posts about readings, Project Updates
  • Reading Due This Week
    • TBD
  • Discussion
    • Discussion of readings / your blog posts
    • Second Set of Site Presentations – Sarah, Sarahn, Alex, Sinead, Emily
    • Watch CitizenFour
    • Discussion of #LMUeng381 links
  • Practicum
    • Project Updates
    • Tool review as needed
    • Problems?
  • Assignments for Next Week [Email links to posts to Professor by 5pm on Tuesday at Gary.Dauphin@lmu.edu]
    • Read, watch, surf – Tweet a link at me for us to discuss with hashtag #LMUeng381
    • Blog about Citizen Four; tie into discussion of #paris: Topics: implications of private communication apps for (specifically Telegraph); follow-up on ethics of Snowden’s activities, Ethics of social media reporting?
    • Final set of Presentations ready – Sofia, Prianka, Nicole, Cory, Amanda
    • [Ongoing: Work on Final Project.]
    • [Ongoing: Track your site.]

YOUR LINKS

Alex D.S.:

Amanda M:

Emily M:

Sofia M:

Cory K:

Christie C:

Mack M:

Sarahn S:

Sinead M:

Nicole P:

Sarah L:

Prianka P:

Week 10 – November 11 – It’s the End of the World as We Know It

Week 10 – November 11 – It’s the End of the World as We Know It

YOUR LINKS

Amanda M:

Sofia M:

Alex D.S:

Cory K:

Sarahn S:

Prianka P:

Nicole P:

Emily M:

Sinead:

Sarah L: https://exploringcollegemedia.wordpress.com/2015/11/09/changing-with-the-times/

Week 9 – November 4 – Data and Other Maths

SAMPLE LINKS

Sinead M.

Katie M.

Alex D.S.

Cory K.

Natalie L.M.

Christie C.

Emily M.

Sarah L.

Prianka P.

Nicole P.

Amanda M.

Week 8 – October 28 – The Social Media Revolution, Part 2

News

  • Still scheduling field trip / will modify syllabus when opportunity comes up
  • Groups – No non-group work due from you on your preso day
    • 1 – November 11 – Mack, Natalie, Katherine, Christie
    • 2 – November 18 – Sarah, Sarahn, Alex, Sinead, Emily
    • 3 – December 2 – Sofia, Prianka, Nicole, Cory, Amanda

Class

Yer Links!

Sarah L.

Prianka P.

Amanda M.

Mack M.

Emily M.

Sahran S.

Nicole P.

Katherine M.

Cory K.

Sinead

Sofia M.

Christie C.

Natalie L.M.

How to read a site

  1. Design
    1. Look and feel?
    2. Tone – clean, cluttered, visual, textual?
    3. Page zones
  2. Technology
    1. Platform?
  3. Content
    1. Editorial flow?
    2. Photography?
    3. Sourcing?
    4. Multimedia?
  4. Social
    1. Does site use social media to promote?
    2. Community tools on the site?
  5. Data and facts
    1. Site history?
    2. Founders?
    3. Traffic – alexa.com / quantcast.com
  6. Business models
    1. Ads? Subscriptions? Downloads? Events? How do they make $$$
  7. All of the above, in the context of our reading

Week 7 – October 14 – The Social Media Revolution, Part 1

YER LINKS!
Natalie L.M.
Cory K.
Amanda M.
Sofia M.
Sinead M.
Prianka P.
Alex D.S.
Sarah L.
Mac M.
Emily M.
Christie C.
Nicole P.

Week 6 – October 7 – Digital Rights and Wrongs

Housekeeping
  • Field trip – postponed, updates coming
  • Class visitors starting in a few weeks
  • Grades – good but you all need to talk more
  • Syllabus updates
Syllabus
  • Assignment Due This Week: Tweets, posts about readings, audio slideshow with CC license, Project pitches
  • Reading Due This Week
  • Discussion
  • Practicum
    • Review Project Management elements: site map, wireframes, multimedia plan, reporting plan, production plan
    • Discuss Final projects and pitches in groups
    • Tool review as needed
    • Problems?
  • Assignments for Next Week [Email links to posts to Professor by 5pm on Tuesday at Gary.Dauphin@lmu.edu]
    1. Read, watch, surf – Tweet a link at me for us to discuss with hashtag #LMUeng381
    2. Watch rest of Copyright Criminals at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tIoR3PYpduo
    3. Blog about Copyright Criminals 
    4. Groups present final pitch. Nominate someone to post pitch to blog. Write one paragraph for story idea. Include information about why you think this subject is interesting (what news values does it serve?), what your unique angle is, who your audience is, and what tools you will use for your reporting and presentation.
    5. Review your blog for copyright issues.
      • does every post have an image?
      • Are there any copyright or fair use issues?
      • Select a Creative Commons license for your images.
      • Apply to WordPress blog and Flickr images
    6. Bring in video equipment
    7. [Ongoing: Track your site.]
Fair Use:
YER LINKS!
Katie M.
Sarahn S.
Alex D.S.
Amanda M.
Sarah L.
Cory K.
Prianka P.
Mac M.
Sofia M.
Emily M.
Sinead M.
Nicole P.
Christie C.
Natalie L.M.