Digital Journalism

COM466 – University of Washington

Week 8 – Wednesday

Telling Stories With Inexpensive Video Tools

  • Guest Speaker: Mo Fine
  • Tips discussion
  • Lab

Guest Speaker: Mo Fine

Interesting Posts:

How to use Windows Movie Maker – Microsoft tutorials

Final individual project:

  • Two minute video story (post to YouTube) or two minute audio story (Soundslides) with minimum of 20 photos. See details on assignment page.

Assignment Summary – Twitter

  1. Adam
  2. Andrew
  3. Gwen – no post
  4. Jeff – no post
  5. Michelle
  6. Paul
  7. Reisha – no post
  8. Ryan
  9. Sara
  10. Scott

Assignment Summary – tips

  1. Adam
  2. Andrew
  3. Gwen – no post
  4. Jeff
  5. Michelle
  6. Paul
  7. Reisha – no post
  8. Ryan
  9. Sara
  10. Scott

Assignments for next week:

  • By Friday at 8 am: convert your rough cut script from paper to a blog post so that I can give you feedback
  • Friday: #followfriday Tweet (the people you blogged about Monday)
  • Monday: Five new follows, five new tweets (remember #com466 – check one another here)
  • Monday is a holiday – no class
  • Wednesday: By 8 am 27 May: blog post with (a) one to two paragraphs with a succinct summary of the story and explanation your goals; note any reporting challenges and (b) one to two paragraphs explaining how well you met your goals, what you learned doing this project, and what you would do differently if you had a chance to redo this assignment.
  • Wednesday: On 27 May, final cut (class is lab). You must incorporate feedback from the script review. Upload the final cut to YouTube and link in your blog post NLT Friday 29 May at 8am; also create a post on this blog and include both the rough (if you did one) and final cuts [just like the audio assignment – copy&paste the post from your blog to this blog and categorize “student projects”]
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