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Pheed video, links

OK–here are videos from last night’s visit by Becca Long and Molly Mahon.

Part 2:

 

Also, this is the Facebook fake news story I mentioned (the National Public Radio (NPR) story about it) and an earlier PEW Research Center study on how people get news from social media including Facebook. And Twitter is introducing video. Thoughts?

Twitter for journalists

This one deserves its own post. At the top of of Twitter for Newsrooms you’ll see a link to a 25-page PDF on what they think you should know, and also one for sports reporters.

I’ll also post this in the sidebar as well under Journalism and Social Media.

April 29 social media

For the rest of these, I’ll just post a few links:

Facebook has its own page for Journalists. The moderator is Vadim Lavrusik
Early (2009) Poynter piece on use of Facebook by journalists
Some Twitter tips: from Poynter (Kelly Fincham)
Jay Rosen (NYU prof.)
Leslie-Jean Thornton’s Twitter  cheat sheet
Sree Srinivasan (Columbia dean) from CollegeMedia Matters
How to (not) get hired from [...]

April 29

Some links left on data, maps to go over from Wednesday. ONA member Ken Blake says no journalism student should graduate without knowing the basics of spreadsheets (Excel) and I’d add databases (Access). So you should be sure you can make your own Excel chart and post it in your final blog post.

Here are two [...]

Feb. 4

First, some links from the blogosphere:

What do you think are the top social media sites? (Courtesy Poynter’s Al Tompkins).
Did you hear about Applebee‘s social media meltdown? (Courtesy ONA Facebook Group)
Jay Rosen frames the whole old/new journalism debate in two paragraphs (courtesy of Twitter)

Next class we will discuss these, Shirky and the Briggs textbook material. Be [...]

The Rise of Social Media

A video of Clay Shirky  shared from BigThink.com. (Note sharing from this site allows only a link, not an embed.).

Recorded 2009, as a follow-up to the success of Here Comes Everybody.

NYU sociologist Clay Shirky

The Rise of Social Media.

Sites we discussed today

Here are some of the key sites that came up in our discussion of social media:

LinkedIn
Digg
ProPublica.org
bit.ly
TinyURL
Tweetdeck (desktop version)

More social media (and video conversion)

First, the video file converter you’ll need to work in WMM is called Prism. It’s by the same poeple who make Switch for audio. Get the trial version, but use it right away as it expires quickly.

To continue our discussion of social media and their role in journalism, here are three more links:

Knight Digital Media [...]

Social media, part 1

This week and next we’ll return to how the face of journalism is changing, in particular due to social media. “Social media” these days probably refers to Facebook and Twitter, although you could news aggregators like diggit, MySpace for the younger crowd, and others we could add later. DO blogs count?

I want you to write [...]