Social Media: tips to use it and to be a good virtual neighbor

Today we will:

1. Discuss projects. Where are you? What needs to be done? Need help/advice before next week, when it’s all due?

2. Social media — facts and tips for journalists

3. How can news sites ensure they remain credible in the 24-hour news cycle? Do you need to fact check Twitter posts?

4. Clay Shirky — old vs new journalism

5. Jeff Jarvis

How do mojo packs work? How good is the quality?

Tripods are important and often custom-made

Owle Bu

Zillow

Yelp

Gowalla

AudioBoo

Eye-Fi

Reel Director vs IMovie

Posterous

CoveritLive

Buzz Machine

Ted Talks: Clay Shirky

 

Read:  Bret Schulte’s The Distribution Revolution http://www.ajr.org/Article.asp?id=4844

–Read:  Jay Rosen’s advice for journalists: http://jayrosen.posterous.com/the-journalists-formerly-known-as-the-media-m

ALL WORK IS DUE NEXT WEEK IN CLASS. WE WILL DISCUSS PROJECTS AND EVALUATE WHAT YOU HAVE LEARNED

 

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About jkbiehl

Jody Biehl is the Director of the Journalism Certificate Program at University at Buffalo.
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