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Presentation for Florida Atlantic University Multimedia Journalism class

Presentation for Florida Atlantic University Multimedia Journalism class

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  • 1. Alternative story forms Presentation for Florida Atlantic University Multimedia Journalism Class
  • 2. Writing for the web We have discussed:
    • Shorter (paragraphs & overall)
    • Bullets
    • Informative subheads
    • Breaking stories down into chunks of information, like sidebars.
  • 3. Alternative Story Forms
    • Convey news without using the standard inverted pyramid format.
    • Can be used as sidebars or as the main presentation
    • Let’s name some….
  • 4. Examples:
    • a timeline
    • a checklist
    • a fact box
    • graphic
    • Q&A
    • By the numbers
    • Dos and don’ts
    • Glossary
    • Guide (Facebook 101)
    • How to
    • List
    • Pro/con
    • Biographical profile -facts under subheads
    • Quiz
    • Quote box
    • Map mashup
    • Database
  • 5. Review examples
    • Go to fauclass.blogspot.com and let’s review the links I have to alternative story forms.
  • 6. Poynter study of ASFs
    • Alt story forms help readers grasp information presented to them.
    • They draw the reader’s eye better than regular text
    • They work best with fact-laden stories, providing a way to handle numbers, time, location, etc.
  • 7. Databases
    • Presenting facts in a new way
    • Structured information
    • Searchable
    • Allows user to make information personally relevant
  • 8. Mashups
    • A digital mashup is a digital media file containing text, graphics, audio, video and animation drawn from pre-existing sources, to create a new derivative work.
    • Common mashups: Using Google maps to present a database
    • ( Example: housingmaps.com)

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