High School Journalism Day at USC


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High School Journalism Day at USC

  1. 1. Transforming your print publication onto the Web Integrating multimedia and video
  2. 2. Step 1: Create a mission statement Write down on paper what you hope to accomplish with your site and what type of online publication you want to be. Keywords: Timely, accurate, local Style: Conservative, serious, artsy
  3. 3. Step 2: Create a plan Evaluate your staff Set deadlines Come up with a timeline Choose a domain name Purchase server space Select a host
  4. 4. Domain names GoDaddy.com (http://www.godaddy.com/hosting/ wordpress-hosting.aspx?ci=15005) or any other Web hosting service You can choose from a variety of services, but WordPress is one content management system some schools have tried.
  5. 5. Sample sites that use WordPress http://etbulletin.org/ http://www.hightideonline.org/ Log into Wordpress WP user guide: http://en.support.wordpress.com/
  6. 6. WordPress Blogging software/content management tool User friendly You can set up multiple accounts with different levels of privileges
  7. 7. Turn your weekly/monthly pub into a daily one Teach the students to post one new story or photo a day on the site. They should be writing a tweet, submitting photos, a short story and then possibly a longer, more in depth story for print. Remember to utilize the medium and don’t use shovelware The Web is interactive. Use links and photos to draw the reader in.
  8. 8. Other options My.jhs.org http://my.hsj.org/Home/HostYourMediaWithUs/tabid/ 93/Default.aspx
  9. 9. Video Tools: Equipment MiniDV cameras Record to hard drive or hard disk Be sure the device has BOTH mic input and headphone input Purchase headphones Purchase microphones Purchase tripods and monopods
  10. 10. Video Tools: Editing softare Final Cut Express iMovie Windows Movie Maker Adobe Premier
  11. 11. Video Tools: Online editing software Adobe Premiere Express http://desktopvideo.about.com/gi/o.htm?zi=1/ XL&zTi=1&sdn=desktopvideo&cdn=compute&tm=21&f=00&su=p28 4.9.336.ip_p504.1.336.ip_&tt=3&bt=0&bts=1&zu=http%3A// www.adobe.com/products/premiereexpress/ JayCut http://jaycut.com/
  12. 12. Video Tools: Hosts YouTube Blip.tv Photobucket Vimeo
  13. 13. Video: Live services Livestream.com Ustream.com Qik.com Mogulus.com
  14. 14. Add interactive elements to your site Live chats Coveritlive.com Slideshows Vuvox.com Soundslides.com Slideroll.com
  15. 15. Add interactive elements to your site Google Maps Polls Polldaddy.com Widgets Widgetbox.com
  16. 16. Add interactive elements to your site Blogs: Blogger, Wordpress.com, Tumblr, Posterous Podcasts: Garage Band, Audacity Issuu: issuu.com
  17. 17. Resources http://www.j-learning.org/ Newsu.org Knight Digital Media Center http://www.knightdigitalmediacenter.org/multimedia_training/ http://teachj.wordpress.com/jtools/ BBC: http://www.bbctraining.com/index.asp Lynda.com http://www.jtoolkit.com/