Politics @ KBIA

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Politics @ KBIA

  1. 1. KBIA Political Aggregator<br />Juana Summers and Elle Moxley<br />
  2. 2. The Pitch<br />Develop a political news aggregator for the KBIA Web site<br />Goals:<br />Hub for in-depth political coverage<br />Integrate reporting from MDN students at the Capitol<br />Encourage more multimedia presentation of political content<br />Change the conversation about politics in mid-Missouri<br />
  3. 3. Preliminary Work<br />KBIA.org will be undergoing a big redesign fairly soon, so our work has to be compatible with that redesign<br />Current KBIA Web site is pretty bare-bones<br />All content is uploaded manually<br />Site is designed on a pretty simple table system<br />Show pages are “show oriented” rather than “story oriented”<br />
  4. 4. Site Mockup<br />
  5. 5. Pros and Cons of Proposed Design<br />New political stories are populated at the top, no matter what show they air on<br />Standing features on the side are always in the same place<br />Possibly embedding a flash audio player in right-hand sidebar<br />Not very Web 2.0<br />The tables laid out in the top of the site are a little heavy<br />
  6. 6. Key Site Components<br />5 Minutes With…<br />Conversations with interesting political figures (not just legislators) by members of the KBIA staff<br />Web-only feature teased on the weekly TP show<br />By The Numbers<br />Talking Politics Blog<br />Daily updated political news blog with a link down every morning<br />Contributed content from Jason Rosenbaum, KBIA reporters<br />Weekly analysis piece<br />Links to interesting multimedia across the Web<br />
  7. 7. Feature Reporting<br />KBIA’s requirement is that, on top of coordinating this project, I report 5 feature stories this semester.<br />My Stories:<br />Capitol Tour: A look inside the Capitol (radio w/audio slideshow)<br />Feature on Linda Martinez, state economic director who resigned<br />Feature on low-income interests in Columbia politics<br />
  8. 8. Future Plans<br />Leaving KBIA with a lasting model to create more “KBIA Topics” pages in line with the upcoming site re-design<br />“Topics” would include each of the show topics: business, education, science, arts<br />Site/Blog Launch: October 1, 2009. Get excited!<br />

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