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Entries Tagged as 'Guest Speakers'

Guest speaker: Mark Potts

March 29th, 2011 · Comments Off on Guest speaker: Mark Potts · Comm361, Facebook, Student Blog Posts

Mark Potts, creator of, showed us how journalism works without using the typical inverted pyramid, who/what/when/where/why style. He showed us how good Wikipedia can be, despite its reputation. He also showed us how Facebook was used as a storytelling device as well as Storify. How to get the audience involved: Crowdsourcing (at both local […]

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Guest speaker: Steve Buttry

March 22nd, 2011 · Comments Off on Guest speaker: Steve Buttry · Comm361, Steve Buttry, Student Blog Posts

Steve Buttry, Director of Community Engagement at TBD, spoke to our Comm 371 class about the abilities and effects of video storytelling and how important of a tool it is to help show and explain events. As a writer, you have control of the story. The user can browse to the page they want to […]

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Guest speaker: Jim Iovino

March 10th, 2011 · Comments Off on Guest speaker: Jim Iovino · Comm361, Facebook, Student Blog Posts

With the world turning to the internet, NBC Washington takes their television content and puts it on their website. The sooner you get stories out on Twitter, Facebook, Tumblr, etc. the more people will acknowledge you as a consistently good reporter. Thus, you will receive more traffic and gain attention. You want to be the first to say […]

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