Digital Journalism

COM466 – University of Washington

Digital Photography Assignment

Summary of photography assignment:

Blog post with three examples of excellent news photos and three examples of not-so-good ones. (Stills, not slideshows. One step at a time.)

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Week 05 : Text, Meet Still Images

Subtitle: Create Compelling (and ethical) Digital Images

What’s the difference between silent and narrated photogalleries? What about background music? And how to use Soundslides.

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Week 4 : Wednesday

Agenda

  • Text meet sound continued
  • Thinking about images
  • Group project work

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Week 04 : Text, Meet Audio

Subtitle: Create Compelling Audio Stories

Thinking about sound in a text-driven world

Agenda:

  • Effective audio stories
  • Seattle Habitat For Humanity stories

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Seattle Habitat For Humanity : Story Ideas

Your story ideas for Seattle Habitat For Humanity

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Proof Of Concept: First Audio Story

Here are your stories. A reminder that

  • our deadlines are like newsroom deadlines
  • your audio file name should start with your first name (just like the 1st assignment)
  • your audio file must be an MP3 (just like the first assignment)

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Ahem, ahem, ahem:

What goes around, comes around! :-) :-) :-)

–Gwen

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Week 03 : Wednesday

Today’s Agenda

  • Thinking about what makes a good audio story
  • RSS In Plain English
  • Editing lab
  • Thinking about what makes a good audio story

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Good & Bad MultiMedia Story Examples

Reading: What Is A MultiMedia Story. Blog post with three examples of “good” news site multimedia and three examples of “bad” news site multimedia – specific multimedia stories, please! Explain your choices. Categorize post as assignment. Complete this by 8 am on Monday.

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Week 03 : Newsprint, Meet Multimedia

Subtitle: Picking The Medium That Best Tells The Story

How do we “tell a story” in hyperspace? What multimedia tools are at our disposal? We’ll start with audio.

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