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Keys to Community Media
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Keys to Community Media

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

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