Posts tagged with Briggs

Filed Under (COMM 361, Professor Klein) by on 02-05-2011 and tagged , , , ,

Painting sound pictures for listeners is a skill that takes practice, much like making real pictures with photojournalism.

Filed Under (COMM 361, Professor Klein) by on 24-02-2011 and tagged , ,

Visual Storytelling with Photographs Even if you don’t have aspirations of becoming an artist with a camera, as a journalist you should understand how digital photography works. Journalism without photographs is like writing without verbs. More time leads to better photos. If you want to improve your photography skills, the first step is to find […]

Filed Under (COMM 361, Professor Klein) by on 07-02-2011 and tagged”>Crowdsourcing

Briggs, chapter 3: crowd-powered collaboration, was very confusing. Nonetheless, here are some key terms: Crowd sourcing– Crowdsourcing is the act of taking a job traditionally performed by a designated agent (usually an employee) and outsourcing it to an undefined, generally large group of people in the form of an open call. Check out this video explaining Crowdsourcing […]

Filed Under (COMM 361, Professor Klein) by on 31-01-2011 and tagged

This chapter of Journalism Next by Mark Briggs explains the essential building blocks of online work. RSS (really simple syndication), enables you to subscribe to an information feed that gets delivered directly to an RSS reader or Web browser. It is the most efficient way to consume massive amounts of information that interests you. For example, on […]