Category Archives: Class Notes

Welcome to Journalism Tools – Spring 2014

From day to day, week to week, semester to semester, the business of journalism continues to evolve at an accelerated pace.  So if you’re a journalism student, the challenges can seem overwhelming. This semester in Journalism Tools, we’ll face those … Continue reading

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Tips for Job Hunting Student Journalists

To follow up on today’s class about job hunting and salary negotiation, here’s an excellent article in today’s New York Times about LinkedIn and the best ways to use it.  Read it and learn. And to summarize today’s class, here … Continue reading

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Twitter Essentials for Student Journalists

Twitter has quickly become an essential tool for experienced journalists, but it’s also an important tool for student journalists. And when it comes to journalists-in-training, it’s never too early to learn how to tweet. Some excellent tweeting tips for student … Continue reading

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Live-blog Sample of JRNL 10 10-11 am -9/24/13

Live-blogging can be an effective tool for journalists especially during breaking news or live events.  With a live-blog, your first entry will be at the bottom of your post and your last entry will be at the top.  Here’s a … Continue reading

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When it comes to writing, be strong

To beef up your writing and give it more impact just really, really try to avoid the following very, very weak words: really very all important never feel seem think often almost big small just And after you edit out … Continue reading

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WordPress Tips: Posts vs Pages

The difference between posts and pages can be confusing if you’re new to WordPress so let me break it down: Posts are individual entries listed on your blog’s home page in reverse chronological order.   Pages are static entries.  They … Continue reading

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Welcome to Journalism Tools – Fall 2013

From day to day, week to week, semester to semester, the business of journalism continues to evolve at an accelerated pace.  So if you’re a journalism student, the challenges can seem overwhelming. This semester in Journalism Tools, we’ll face those … Continue reading

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