Intro to video
–Intro to video. Thinking about stories, characters, movement. Why do light and sound matter? What is the 180 degree rule? How do I use a microphone? What is b-roll and why does it matter?
What is the future of journalism?
Discuss ideas for second written piece, audio slideshow or video
–DUE: Soundslides project
Do: Critique this Seattle Times multimedia project http://seattletimes.nwsource.com/flatpages/local/graffitiproject.html
Optional video help which you do not have to blog about: Herbert Zettl’s “Video Basics 3” Chapter 5 (posted on UB Learns)
Nov. 17 (Class meets in a lab, location TBA)
Troubleshooting in the lab.
–Read: Clay Shirky’s “Here Comes Everybody” Chapter 3 (Everyone is a Media Outlet)
–Critique: Jeff Jarvis’ blog. Find a post and critique what he says at http://www.buzzmachine.com/
–Write: Post a short response to the reading on your blog
— Discussion of social media and how it is affecting journalism
— Discuss final projects – video/audio slideshow or written sidebar
–Read (2): Jay Rosen’s advice for journalists: http://jayrosen.posterous.com/the-journalists-formerl
Write: Post a short response to the reading assignments on your blog.
Write: A short post on what you have learned this semester
Screenings/viewing of final projects
Final projects due by the start of class.
–BLOG REVIEW: Fifteen Weeks