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  • 1. New Media Tools July 13, 2009
  • 2. Knight Digital Media Center  www.knightdigitalmediacenter.org  What is it?  Partnership with USC Annenberg and UC Berkeley Graduate School of Journalism Dedicated to helping good journalism and good journalists thrive in the Digital Now  Funded by the Knight Foundation  Focuses on mid-career journalists
  • 3. Knight Digital Media Center  What does it offer for you?  Competitive Fellowships – For traditional journalists from print and broadcast media who seek multimedia skill training (Berkeley) – For digitally fluent journalists who seek professional development (USC) – www.knightdigitalmediacenter.org/how_to_apply/
  • 4. Knight Digital Media Center  One-week “boot camps” (again in Berkeley) – Produce publication-ready multimedia stories in six days  Online resources – Tutorials (e.g., on Adobe Photoshop) – Training webcasts – Forum threads on various topics – Comprehensive list of links to new media resources
  • 5. Web 2.0 Summit 2009  www.web2summit.com/web2009  What is it? – Invitation-only conference focusing on “Web 2.0”  Which begs the question: What is “Web 2.0”? – Second generation of web development that centers on facilitating communication – Moves away from simply presenting info in static webpages to dynamic and shareable content and social networking – Facebook, Twitter, YouTube
  • 6. Web 2.0 Summit 2009  Next conference: October 20-22 in San Francisco  Theme: “Web Squared” (to reflect exponential growth of Web 2.0 and its real- time ramifications)  Some seminars will be available online (2008 seminars are posted now)  Can sign up for newsletter or follow blog
  • 7. Posting Video and Photos  YouTube: www.youtube.com  Picasa: www.picasa.com  Flickr: www.flickr.com  Slideshare: www.slideshare.net  Creative Commons: www. creativecommons.org  Not sure how to do something? Ask YouTube!
  • 8. Embedding Video and Photos  Picasa Web Albums  Google shows a link that reads "Embed in Blog/MySpace." Check "Hide album link" and copy the HTML code  Google resizes photo to 288 pixels width (small). You can change the width to fixed values  http://googlesystem.blogspot.com/2006/12/embed-photos-from- picasa-web-albums.html
  • 9. Video Embedded From YouTube
  • 10. Questions?  Now if only I had a nice digital SLR camera…