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Sankofa 2.5 presentation about community digital tools. 4/10/10

Sankofa 2.5 presentation about community digital tools. 4/10/10

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  • 1. Sankofa 2.5 Blogs – Video Journalism - Mobile Amani Channel [email_address] www.visualeyemedia.com @visualeyemedia @urbanreporter
  • 2. About Amani Channel
    • Award-Winning Producer
    • Former Broadcast Journalist
    • Blogger (www.myurbanreport.com)
    • Community Manager
    • Social Media Producer
  • 3. What is a Blog?
    • The word blog comes from two words: web log
    • A blog is an easily updateable Website
    • It is a cost effective self publishing tool
    • Blogs can focus on any subject
    • A blog can be used to promote your business or service
  • 4. Blog Platforms
    • Blogger.com
    • Wordpress
    • Typepad
    • Livejournal
  • 5. Blogging Basics
    • Your blog should focus on a niche topic
    • You should link to other blogs
    • Always link to your news sources
    • Create a blogroll
    • Comment on on other blogs
    • Your goal is to create a community around your content
  • 6. Video Blogging Video Journalism
    • The Internet has empowered people to communicate through video
    • Video cameras are inexpensive
    • Free distribution – YouTube
  • 7. Video Production Basics
    • Pre-Production – Planning
    • Production – Lights/Camera/Action
    • Post-Production – Editing
    • Equipment
    • Camera, Mic, Tripod, Lights
    • Editing Software
    • Windows Movie Maker
    • iMovie
  • 8. Mobile Media
    • Smartphones – cell phones with an operating system (os)
    • Applications allow video sharing, streaming
    • iPhone, Android, BlackBerry
    • Apps (Qik.com, Kyte.tv, Ustream)
  • 9. Summary
    • The media is now in the hands of the people
    • Stories are everywhere
    • You must master the language of digital media
  • 10. Thank You! Sankofa 2.5 Amani Channel [email_address] www.visualeyemedia.com @visualeyemedia @urbanreporter