COM466 meets 11.30-1.20, Mon and Wed in CMU302
- Week 1: M 30 March | W 1 April
- Week 2: M 6 April | W 8 April
- Week 3: M 13 April | W 15 April
- Week 4: M 20 April | W 22 April
- Week 5: M 27 April | W 29 April
- Week 6: M 4 May | W 6 May
- Week 7: M 11 May | W 13 May
- Week 8: M 18 May | W 20 May
- Week 9: M 25 May (holiday) | W 27 May
- Week 10: M 1 June | W 3 June
Subtitle: Getting Past The Doom And Gloom
Who are we and why are we in this class? What is journalism? How do we characterize journalism today? What does its future look like?
Subtitle: Virtual Communities and Online Social Networks
News and journalism are changing due to technology, economics and reader/producer role changes. What types of news forms are emerging in today’s social digital environment?
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.
Subtitle: Create compelling (and ethical) digital images
How does photojournalism differ online when compared with print (magazines, newspapers, tabloids)?
Subtitle: Photo Galleries: The Good and The Ugly
What’s the difference between silent and narrated photogalleries? What about background music? And how to use Soundslides.
Subtitle: A Picture Really Can Tell A Thousand Words
The new journalism: digital data mining and mashups.
Subtitle: Video Goes Social
The differences between “television” journalism and online video news.
Subtitle: Telling Stories With Inexpensive Video Tools
Unlimited storage space (and bandwidth) does not eliminate the need for editing!
Subtitle: Managing Your Digital Brand
Whether your goal is to be a journalist or another form of communicator, you should be proactive about managing “Brand You.”