A thousand Zapruders   Re-imagining the Kennedy   assassination with today’s        reporting tools       Lesson plan by R...
Walter Cronkite, Nov. 22, 1963
Walter Cronkite, Nov. 22, 1963
Preparing for  a big visit
Preparing for  a big visitWhat opportunities for interactive          graphics?
Preparing for  a big visitWhat opportunities for interactive          graphics?
Preparing for  a big visitWhat opportunities for interactive          graphics?Where should you position your reporters an...
Preparing for  a big visitWhat opportunities for interactive          graphics?Where should you position your reporters an...
Preparing for  a big visitWhat opportunities for interactive          graphics?Where should you position your reporters an...
Preparing for  a big visitWhat opportunities for interactive          graphics?Where should you position your reporters an...
Preparing for    a big visit What opportunities for interactive           graphics?  Where should you position your   repo...
Preparing for    a big visit What opportunities for interactive           graphics?  Where should you position your   repo...
Preparing for    a big visit What opportunities for interactive           graphics?  Where should you position your   repo...
My planning ideas
My planning ideas• Interactive route of the motorcade
My planning ideas• Interactive route of the motorcade• Map of Dallas and Texas election results
My planning ideas• Interactive route of the motorcade• Map of Dallas and Texas election results• Storify of what newsmaker...
My planning ideas• Interactive route of the motorcade• Map of Dallas and Texas election results• Storify of what newsmaker...
My planning ideas• Interactive route of the motorcade• Map of Dallas and Texas election results• Storify of what newsmaker...
My planning ideas• Interactive route of the motorcade• Map of Dallas and Texas election results• Storify of what newsmaker...
My planning ideas• Interactive route of the motorcade• Map of Dallas and Texas election results• Storify of what newsmaker...
The president arrives                 Take notes! You are going to write something about this.
The president arrives                 Take notes! You are going to write something about this.
Class assignmentTweet @FakeDMN- 140 characters. Use hashtag #JFK         Twitter.com - Login: FakeDMN                   Pa...
•   12:30 tweet: @bystander1: “OMG, JFK and Connally shot!!    OMG” #JFK
•   12:30 tweet: @bystander1: “OMG, JFK and Connally shot!!    OMG” #JFK•   12:30 tweet: @bystander2: “I just heard gun sh...
•   12:30 tweet: @bystander1: “OMG, JFK and Connally shot!!    OMG” #JFK•   12:30 tweet: @bystander2: “I just heard gun sh...
•   12:30 tweet: @bystander1: “OMG, JFK and Connally shot!!    OMG” #JFK•   12:30 tweet: @bystander2: “I just heard gun sh...
•   12:30 tweet: @bystander1: “OMG, JFK and Connally shot!!    OMG” #JFK•   12:30 tweet: @bystander2: “I just heard gun sh...
•   12:30 tweet: @bystander1: “OMG, JFK and Connally shot!!    OMG” #JFK•   12:30 tweet: @bystander2: “I just heard gun sh...
Which photo is the lead?     Attribution?
Newsroom reaction
Newsroom reaction• All hands on deck.
Newsroom reaction• All hands on deck.• Keep reporter in car on the phone!
Newsroom reaction• All hands on deck.• Keep reporter in car on the phone!• Tweet/post on Facebook asking for help
Newsroom reaction• All hands on deck.• Keep reporter in car on the phone!• Tweet/post on Facebook asking for help• Watch T...
Newsroom reaction• All hands on deck.• Keep reporter in car on the phone!• Tweet/post on Facebook asking for help• Watch T...
A staff video
A staff video
A staff video• What do you do with it? Put it on YouTube?• What conclusions do you draw, if any?• Do you add audio or edit...
Confirmation of death
Confirmation of death•   Reporter calls you, says    Secret Service agent,    standing outside, said,    “The president is ...
Confirmation of death•   Reporter calls you, says    Secret Service agent,    standing outside, said,    “The president is ...
Confirmation of death•   Reporter calls you, says    Secret Service agent,    standing outside, said,    “The president is ...
Confirmation of death•   Reporter calls you, says    Secret Service agent,    standing outside, said,    “The president is ...
Confirmation of death•   Reporter calls you, says    Secret Service agent,    standing outside, said,    “The president is ...
Confirmation of death•   Reporter calls you, says    Secret Service agent,    standing outside, said,    “The president is ...
Lee Harvey Oswald, 24, arrested                 at Dallas’ Texas Theater.   Accused of killing Dallas police officer 40 min...
Lee Harvey Oswald, 24, arrested                 at Dallas’ Texas Theater.   Accused of killing Dallas police officer 40 min...
A new president2 hours, 8 minutes after the assassination. Sworn in on Air Force One by federal Judge Sarah T. Hughes, the...
Known facts•   JFK shot at 12:30, and officially pronounced dead at Dallas’    Parkland Hospital at 1 p.m. Central•   Shot ...
What NYT did
What NYT didDallas, Nov. 22--President John Fitzgerald Kennedy wasshot and killed by an assassin today.He died of a wound ...
Thanks for having me Contact me at @robquig with questions
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  • Re-imagining JFK assassination using today's journalism tools

    1. 1. A thousand Zapruders Re-imagining the Kennedy assassination with today’s reporting tools Lesson plan by Robert Quigley, Guest lecturer University of Texas March 31, 2011
    2. 2. Walter Cronkite, Nov. 22, 1963
    3. 3. Walter Cronkite, Nov. 22, 1963
    4. 4. Preparing for a big visit
    5. 5. Preparing for a big visitWhat opportunities for interactive graphics?
    6. 6. Preparing for a big visitWhat opportunities for interactive graphics?
    7. 7. Preparing for a big visitWhat opportunities for interactive graphics?Where should you position your reporters and photographers?
    8. 8. Preparing for a big visitWhat opportunities for interactive graphics?Where should you position your reporters and photographers?
    9. 9. Preparing for a big visitWhat opportunities for interactive graphics?Where should you position your reporters and photographers? What equipment do they need?
    10. 10. Preparing for a big visitWhat opportunities for interactive graphics?Where should you position your reporters and photographers? What equipment do they need?
    11. 11. Preparing for a big visit What opportunities for interactive graphics? Where should you position your reporters and photographers? What equipment do they need?What do you tell them for filing to the web?
    12. 12. Preparing for a big visit What opportunities for interactive graphics? Where should you position your reporters and photographers? What equipment do they need?What do you tell them for filing to the web?
    13. 13. Preparing for a big visit What opportunities for interactive graphics? Where should you position your reporters and photographers? What equipment do they need?What do you tell them for filing to the web? What about the reporter in the presidential motorcade?
    14. 14. My planning ideas
    15. 15. My planning ideas• Interactive route of the motorcade
    16. 16. My planning ideas• Interactive route of the motorcade• Map of Dallas and Texas election results
    17. 17. My planning ideas• Interactive route of the motorcade• Map of Dallas and Texas election results• Storify of what newsmakers and crowd has said about Kennedy’s visit
    18. 18. My planning ideas• Interactive route of the motorcade• Map of Dallas and Texas election results• Storify of what newsmakers and crowd has said about Kennedy’s visit• Live chats before & during motorcade on CoveritLive
    19. 19. My planning ideas• Interactive route of the motorcade• Map of Dallas and Texas election results• Storify of what newsmakers and crowd has said about Kennedy’s visit• Live chats before & during motorcade on CoveritLive• Smartphones for all reporters/photogs
    20. 20. My planning ideas• Interactive route of the motorcade• Map of Dallas and Texas election results• Storify of what newsmakers and crowd has said about Kennedy’s visit• Live chats before & during motorcade on CoveritLive• Smartphones for all reporters/photogs• Audio/video reports from reporters
    21. 21. My planning ideas• Interactive route of the motorcade• Map of Dallas and Texas election results• Storify of what newsmakers and crowd has said about Kennedy’s visit• Live chats before & during motorcade on CoveritLive• Smartphones for all reporters/photogs• Audio/video reports from reporters• Tweetstream + #JFK hashtag
    22. 22. The president arrives Take notes! You are going to write something about this.
    23. 23. The president arrives Take notes! You are going to write something about this.
    24. 24. Class assignmentTweet @FakeDMN- 140 characters. Use hashtag #JFK Twitter.com - Login: FakeDMN Pass: utexas11 Put initial at end of the tweet. E-mail blast - Headline and one sentence Blog post - no more than 2 paragraphs w/headline Add your initials to your posts! Email your copy to frelan544@tumblr.com Posts will appear at fakedmn.tumblr.com
    25. 25. • 12:30 tweet: @bystander1: “OMG, JFK and Connally shot!! OMG” #JFK
    26. 26. • 12:30 tweet: @bystander1: “OMG, JFK and Connally shot!! OMG” #JFK• 12:30 tweet: @bystander2: “I just heard gun shots from book depository as #JFK passed. Motorcade sped off.
    27. 27. • 12:30 tweet: @bystander1: “OMG, JFK and Connally shot!! OMG” #JFK• 12:30 tweet: @bystander2: “I just heard gun shots from book depository as #JFK passed. Motorcade sped off.• 12:30 tweet: @bystander3: “I just saw the president and the governor get shot at Dealey Plaza. Crazy!”
    28. 28. • 12:30 tweet: @bystander1: “OMG, JFK and Connally shot!! OMG” #JFK• 12:30 tweet: @bystander2: “I just heard gun shots from book depository as #JFK passed. Motorcade sped off.• 12:30 tweet: @bystander3: “I just saw the president and the governor get shot at Dealey Plaza. Crazy!”• 12:31 tweet: @bystander4: “I think they just killed Kennedy.”
    29. 29. • 12:30 tweet: @bystander1: “OMG, JFK and Connally shot!! OMG” #JFK• 12:30 tweet: @bystander2: “I just heard gun shots from book depository as #JFK passed. Motorcade sped off.• 12:30 tweet: @bystander3: “I just saw the president and the governor get shot at Dealey Plaza. Crazy!”• 12:31 tweet: @bystander4: “I think they just killed Kennedy.”• 12:32 tweet: @APJournalist: “Shots fired on motorcade in Dallas as limo made sharp turn. More to come. #JFK”
    30. 30. • 12:30 tweet: @bystander1: “OMG, JFK and Connally shot!! OMG” #JFK• 12:30 tweet: @bystander2: “I just heard gun shots from book depository as #JFK passed. Motorcade sped off.• 12:30 tweet: @bystander3: “I just saw the president and the governor get shot at Dealey Plaza. Crazy!”• 12:31 tweet: @bystander4: “I think they just killed Kennedy.”• 12:32 tweet: @APJournalist: “Shots fired on motorcade in Dallas as limo made sharp turn. More to come. #JFK”• 12:33 phone call: Reporter: “Shots were fired on the motorcade. Unclear on condition of president or if he was hit. Thought I saw blood on his face.”
    31. 31. Which photo is the lead? Attribution?
    32. 32. Newsroom reaction
    33. 33. Newsroom reaction• All hands on deck.
    34. 34. Newsroom reaction• All hands on deck.• Keep reporter in car on the phone!
    35. 35. Newsroom reaction• All hands on deck.• Keep reporter in car on the phone!• Tweet/post on Facebook asking for help
    36. 36. Newsroom reaction• All hands on deck.• Keep reporter in car on the phone!• Tweet/post on Facebook asking for help• Watch Twitter stream.
    37. 37. Newsroom reaction• All hands on deck.• Keep reporter in car on the phone!• Tweet/post on Facebook asking for help• Watch Twitter stream.• Class project: Get out what you know in an e-mail blast and tweet.
    38. 38. A staff video
    39. 39. A staff video
    40. 40. A staff video• What do you do with it? Put it on YouTube?• What conclusions do you draw, if any?• Do you add audio or edit in any way?
    41. 41. Confirmation of death
    42. 42. Confirmation of death• Reporter calls you, says Secret Service agent, standing outside, said, “The president is dead.”
    43. 43. Confirmation of death• Reporter calls you, says Secret Service agent, standing outside, said, “The president is dead.”• What do you do?
    44. 44. Confirmation of death• Reporter calls you, says Secret Service agent, standing outside, said, “The president is dead.”• What do you do?• What about once WFAA reporter tweets it?
    45. 45. Confirmation of death• Reporter calls you, says Secret Service agent, standing outside, said, “The president is dead.”• What do you do?• What about once WFAA reporter tweets it?• What can you say?
    46. 46. Confirmation of death• Reporter calls you, says Secret Service agent, standing outside, said, “The president is dead.”• What do you do?• What about once WFAA reporter tweets it?• What can you say?• Doctor tells CBS reporter at 1:15
    47. 47. Confirmation of death• Reporter calls you, says Secret Service agent, standing outside, said, “The president is dead.”• What do you do?• What about once WFAA reporter tweets it?• What can you say?• Doctor tells CBS reporter at 1:15• Official word at 1:38.
    48. 48. Lee Harvey Oswald, 24, arrested at Dallas’ Texas Theater. Accused of killing Dallas police officer 40 minutesafter the assassination. Above happened at about 2 p.m.
    49. 49. Lee Harvey Oswald, 24, arrested at Dallas’ Texas Theater. Accused of killing Dallas police officer 40 minutesafter the assassination. Above happened at about 2 p.m.
    50. 50. A new president2 hours, 8 minutes after the assassination. Sworn in on Air Force One by federal Judge Sarah T. Hughes, the first woman to swear in a president.
    51. 51. Known facts• JFK shot at 12:30, and officially pronounced dead at Dallas’ Parkland Hospital at 1 p.m. Central• Shot in the head. Three shots heard at Dealey Plaza, on Elm St.• Lyndon Johnson sworn in as 36th president, 99 minutes after Kennedy’s death• JFK was 46• Was heading to Trade Mart in Dallas, then to Austin• Lee Harvey Oswald, 24, arrested on suspicion of assassination, death of a Dallas police officer• Shots heard behind fence & from Book Depository• Texas Gov. John Connally wounded in attack - critical condition.
    52. 52. What NYT did
    53. 53. What NYT didDallas, Nov. 22--President John Fitzgerald Kennedy wasshot and killed by an assassin today.He died of a wound in the brain caused by a rifle bulletthat was fired at him as he was riding throughdowntown Dallas in a motorcade.Vice President Lyndon Baines Johnson, who was ridingin the third car behind Mr. Kennedys, was sworn in asthe 36th President of the United States 99 minutesafter Mr. Kennedys death.Mr. Johnson is 55 years old; Mr. Kennedy was 46.
    54. 54. Thanks for having me Contact me at @robquig with questions

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