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Blogging

  1. 1. Multimedia production Makerere University Kampala July 2011 Peter Verweij
  2. 2. Setting up blogs <ul><li>Difference between website and blogs </li></ul><ul><li>Software website: Drupal or Jumbla </li></ul><ul><li>Blog: blogger.com or wordpress.com </li></ul><ul><li>Use free web service or install wordpress software on university server </li></ul><ul><li>For individual production: web service </li></ul><ul><li>For class production: install </li></ul>
  3. 3. Set up Wordpress <ul><li>User name and login </li></ul><ul><li>Choose a blog name </li></ul><ul><li>Choose a template </li></ul><ul><li>Explore the dashboard </li></ul><ul><li>Start publishing </li></ul>
  4. 4. Blogging <ul><li>Headline and simple text </li></ul><ul><li>Make links </li></ul><ul><li>Add pictures audio and video using embedded links from picasa, youtube and audioboo </li></ul><ul><li>Use more tag </li></ul><ul><li>Pay attention to writing for the web </li></ul>
  5. 5. Blogging 2 <ul><li>Making slideshows with picasa and vuvox and slideshare, windows photo story </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Eu enlargement </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Test to pictures/video: Wember's scissors </li></ul><ul><li>Edit pics with picasa or photoshop </li></ul><ul><li>Shoot video/audio and edit using moviemaker audacity </li></ul><ul><li>Using maps add pics </li></ul><ul><li>Link picture and sound </li></ul><ul><li>Make a screencast: camstudio </li></ul><ul><li>Make an audio recording, edit and upload </li></ul>
  6. 6. Blogging 3 <ul><li>Show live streaming with ustream </li></ul><ul><li>Show live blogging with coveritlive </li></ul><ul><li>Adding a poll to your blog </li></ul><ul><li>Using widgets on your blog </li></ul><ul><li>Make a mobile edition of your blog </li></ul><ul><li>Ideas for mobile reporting </li></ul>
  7. 7. Setting up newsroom <ul><li>Wordpress blog on server </li></ul><ul><li>Template and style book </li></ul><ul><li>Roles: Editors, reporters, assignment editor, producer </li></ul><ul><li>Deadlines and meetings </li></ul><ul><li>Topics and news selection </li></ul><ul><li>Decide each story: how multimedia </li></ul>

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