MULTIMEDIA REPORTING
COMM 310 MESSAGE DESIGN AND INFLUENCE
Fall 2014

MWF 9 a.m./Education Center 110


COURSE MATERIALS

Syllabus
Class Pinterest Board
Student Blog List

Society of Professional Journalists' Code of Ethics
Extra Credit Posts Sheet

Chapter 4, Writing Short News Reports and Leads
Feature (or "Soft") Leads
Why the AP Style is Important
The Associated Press Style: Not Glamorous but Necessary

Chapter 3, Research and Interviewing
Chapter 15, Legal Issues and Journalistic Ethics
Libel and Privacy Legal Standards
"Red Flag" Words List
Chapter 14, Journalistic Principles
Journalism's Cornerstones
Chapter 2, "Deciding What's News"
News Characteristics
Chapter 1, "News in the Age of Convergence"
Centering Your Blogger Header Tips Post
Video- How To Center Blogger Header

 

Reference Material

Charleston Newspaper Reporter Job Listings
CofC Tobacco-Free Campus Policy (effective July 1, 2014)
CofC/American Lung Association Quit Smoking Program 2014
My CofC Blog
Commonly Misused Words List 1 2
Commonly Misused Words List 3 4
Copy Editing Symbols
Your Dictionary: "The Dictionary You Can Understand"
Center Blog Headings/Names in Blogger
Screen Shot: Windows Movie Maker Video Editing (Aruba)
Screen Shot: Hurricane POS Video (Windows MovieMaker)
Screen Shot: Hurricane POS Video (Adobe Premiere CS6)
Mac iMovie Video Editing in 5 Minutes
Mac iMovie Video Tutorial: Beginners and Basics
Windows Movie Maker Details and Download (video for each step)
Movie Maker Editing Instructions (video)
CofC Experts Guide
TV News (way back when...)
Five Best Blogging Platforms
Blogger Website
WordPress blog Website
Blogger vs. WordPress- which for you?
Center Your Blogger Header Tips
Another Centering Your Blogger Header Tips Post

COLLEGE OF CHARLESTON MEDIA OPPORTUNITIES
cisternyard media (CofC Student Media)
CofC Public Relations Student Society of America (PRSSA)
Internships and Jobs: CofC Career Center and CisternOnline
Department of Communication Internship Coordinator: Dr. Kirk Stone: 7 College Way Room 204/ 843.953.5644/ stonek@cofc.edu

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Spring 2014

Final Project Story and Source List
Final Reporting Project Guidelines
Final project planning sheet
Creating Cool Timelines in Microsoft Word (YouTube video-- and remind about screen shot to jpeg)
Magnolia Cemetery Timeline
Prezi- another way to create timelines
Chapter 12, "Writing the Advanced Online Story"

Blog Assessment II- Critiques Begin Thursday, April 24

Creative Reporter Stand Ups (YouTube)
Broadcast Delivery Tips
Sample TV/Video POS Script-- 9/11 8-Year Anniversary
Sample TV/Video POS Script- Superstorm Sandy
TV News Package Script Example (Civil War re-enactment)
Make Your Standups Standout!
Chapter 10 and 11, Writing the Advanced Online Story"
Chapters 8 and 9, Writing Basic and Advanced Audio Stories
Marijuana Arrests Report
Posting a Slideshow on Blogspot from Flickr
The Importance of the Second Paragraph Exercise
Transition Exercise
Chapter 7, Writing The Basic Online News Story

Hollis France Profile (Post and Courier)
Seth Siegler Business Feature (Post and Courier)
CofC Student's Reef Research (Post and Courier)
"Alternative/Soft" Leads
Chapter 6, Writing the Advanced Story

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Midterm Study Guide- Test is Friday, Feb. 28
Blog Assessment I Form
Chapter 5 Quotation Punctuation Corrections
Chief Justice's Charleston speech GSO version Post and Courier version
More on Quotations and Attribution
Chapter 5, "Writing the Basic Text Story"
"Inverted Pyramid" Examples
Chapter 13 Plane Crash Stories Online Version TV News Version
Chapter 13, Key Story Types
TV News Script Examples: Reader Voice Over (VO) Voice Over 2 Voice Over Sound on Tape (VO/SOT)
Broadcast/Print Writing Style Differences
Attribution Exercise and Rules
Chapter 4 Park Smoking Ban Article

Chapter 4, Writing Short News Reports and Leads
Feature (or "Soft") Leads
Why the AP Style is Important
The Associated Press Style: Not Glamorous but Necessary

Chapter 3, Research and Interviewing
Chapter 15, Legal Issues and Journalistic Ethics
Libel and Privacy Legal Standards
"Red Flag" Words List
Chapter 14, Journalistic Principles
Journalism's Cornerstones
Chapter 2, Deciding What's News
News Characteristics
Copy Editing Symbols
Chapter 1, "News in the Age of Convergence"
News Article Format Example
TV News (way back when...)

Reference Material

CofC Tobacco-Free Campus Policy (effective July 1, 2014)
CofC/American Lung Association Quit Smoking Program 2014
My CofC Blog
Commonly Misused Words List 1 2
Commonly Misused Words List 3 4
Copy Editing Symbols
Your Dictionary: "The Dictionary You Can Understand"
Center Blog Headings/Names in Blogger
Screen Shot: Windows Movie Maker Video Editing (Aruba)
Screen Shot: Hurricane POS Video (Windows MovieMaker)
Screen Shot: Hurricane POS Video (Adobe Premiere CS6)
Mac iMovie Video Editing in 5 Minutes
Mac iMovie Video Tutorial: Beginners and Basics
Windows Movie Maker Details and Download (video for each step)
Movie Maker Editing Instructions (video)
CofC Experts Guide
TV News (way back when...)
Five Best Blogging Platforms
Blogger Website
WordPress blog Website
Blogger vs. WordPress- which for you?
Center Your Blogger Header Tips
Another Centering Your Blogger Header Tips Post

 

COLLEGE OF CHARLESTON MEDIA OPPORTUNITIES
cisternyard media (CofC Student Media)
CofC Public Relations Student Society of America (PRSSA)
Internships and Jobs: CofC Career Center and CisternOnline
Department of Communication Internship Coordinator: Dr. Kirk Stone: 7 College Way Room 204/ 843.953.5644/ stonek@cofc.edu

Fall 2013 Material

Blog Critique II Story List (Note: these posts must be ready for review by 9 a.m. Tuesday, Dec. 3)
Final Project Details: Due Exam Date: Wednesday, Dec. 11, Noon
Final Project Planning Sheet
Chapter 12, "Writing the Advanced Online Story"
Chapter 10 and 11, Writing the Advanced Online Story"
Final Project Example: My Book Signing and Related Material
Creating Cool Timelines in Microsoft Word (YouTube video-- and remind about screen shot to jpeg)
Prezi- another way to create timelines
TV/Video POS Script: Hurricane Sandy CofC Reax POS
Sample Video POS Script-- 9/11 8-Year Anniversary
Make Your Standups Standout!
POS Post: Hurricane Sandy CofC Reax
POS Video: Hurricane Sandy CofC Reax
Using Music in Videos
Video Production Tips

Screen Shot: Hurricane POS Video (Windows MovieMaker)
Screen Shot: Hurricane POS Video (Adobe Premiere CS6)
Posting a Slideshow on Blogspot from Flickr
Charleston Police Department News Releases (October 2013)
CofC Experts Guide
Chapters 8 and 9, Writing Basic and Advanced Audio Stories
Chapter 7, "Writing the Basic Online Story"
The Importance of the Second Paragraph Exercise
Transition Exercise
Social Media Using More YOU to Advertise (Time)
Halloween Party Business Feature
Hollis France Profile (Post and Courier)
Seth Siegler Business Feature (Post and Courier)
CofC Student's Reef Research (Post and Courier)
"Alternative/Soft" Leads
Chapter 6, Writing the Advanced Story
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Midterm Exam Study Guide: Test is Friday, Oct. 11
Event Coverage: Historic Marker Unveiled in Charleston

Alternative or "Soft" Leads
More on Quotations and Attribution
Chapter 5, Writing the Basic Text Story
Quote Exercise, P. 93
Chief Justice's Charleston speech GSO version Post and Courier version
Chapter 13 Plane Crash Stories Online Version TV VO Version
Chapter 13, Key Story Types
Sample Voice Over (VO) Script
Chapter 4 Smoking Ban Article
Chapter 4, Writing Short News Reports and Leads
Why the AP Style is Important
The Associated Press Style: Not Glamorous but Necessary
Ten Frequently Asked Business Writing Questions (The Writing Center, Inc.)
Chapter 3, Research and Interviewing
Libel and Privacy Legal Standards
Journalism's Cornerstones
"Red Flag" Words List
Chapter 15, Legal Issues and Journalistic Ethics
Chapter 14, Journalistic Principles

Chapter 2, Deciding What's News
Chapter 1, News in the Age of Convergence
News Article Format Example
News Characteristics
Society of Professional Journalists Code of Ethics
Radio Television Digital News Association Code of Ethics and Professional Conduct
Copy Editing Symbols
Broadcast/Print Writing Style Differences

Spring 2013 Material

Blog Assessment 2 (six postings)- Grading begins April 24
Final Project Planning Sheet (due Friday, April 19)
Final Project Example: My Book Signing and Related Material
Creating Cool Timelines in Microsoft Word
Chapter 12, "Writing the Advanced Online Story"

Free Music Website (PacDV)
Free Music Website (incompetech.com)

Chapter 10 and 11, Writing the Advanced Online Story"
TV/Video POS Script: Hurricane Sandy CofC Reax POS
Sample Video POS Script-- 9/11 8-Year Anniversary
On-Camera Delivery Tips
On-Camera Appearance Tips
Screen Shot: Hurricane POS Video (Adobe Premiere CS6)
Screen Shot: Hurricane POS Video (Windows MovieMaker)

iMovie 08 Introduction: The iMovie Interface (You Tube)
Windows Movie Maker Details and Download (video for each step)
Movie Maker Editing Instructions (video)
Chapters 8 and 9, Writing Basic and Advanced Audio Stories
Audio Wraparound Script Example
POS Interview Checklist
TV/Video Shots 1 and 2
One-Man-Band Shooting I
One-Man-Band Shooting I
TV Interview Photo--Sarah Palin and Reporters

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Posting a Slideshow on Blogspot from Flickr
College of Charleston Experts Guide
Chapter 7, "Writing the Basic Online Story"
"Alternative/Soft" Leads
Chapter 6, Writing the Advanced Story

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Midterm Exam Study Guide
Test is Friday, March 1 (two articles due at start of test)
Chapter 5, Writing the Basic Text Story
Quotation Punctuation Rules
"Alternative/Soft" Leads
Ch. 4 Smoking Ban Article
Chapter 4, Writing Short News Reports and Leads
Ch. 13 Plane Crash Story: Online Version TV "VO" Version
Chapter 13, Key Story Types
Why the AP Style is Important
The Associated Press Style: Not Glamorous but Necessary
Chief Justice's Charleston speech GSO version Post and Courier version
Chapter 3, Research and Interviewing
Chapter 15, Legal Issues and Journalistic Ethics
Libel and Privacy Legal Standards
"Red Flag" Words List
Chapter 14, Journalistic Principles
Chapter 2, Deciding What's News
News Characteristics
Society of Professional Journalists Code of Ethics
Radio Television Digital News Association Code of Ethics and Professional Conduct
Chapter 1, News in the Age of Convergence
Copy Editing Symbols
News Article Format Example

Reference Articles and Videos
Multimedia Report Example (Screen Shot): Manti Te'o Girlfriend Controversy (Jan. 2013)
Adobe Premiere Pro Mismatched Video Clips to Settings Tutorial
Publishing Platforms: Blogger versus Wordpress
RTDNA Social Media and Blogging Guidelines
RTDNA Coverage Guidelines
College of Charleston official style guide
New York Times Front Page Elements
Tony Soprano Comparison Defamation Case
Local Reaction to Death of Neil Armstrong
Local Reaction to Lance Armstrong Story
Future of Newspapers Lies In Both Digital and Print
Gov. Haley's Daughter Job Controversy
Gov. Haley Letting Facebook Do Her Talking
Boeing Official Charged With DUI
Secretive S.C. Earns "F" In Transparency
WCBD Pulls Anti-Demint Ad
Sketchers Deceptive Advertising
Feature: Sewing Up Success
Feature: City Parking Enforcement Officer
Five Best Blogging Platforms
Blogger Website
WordPress blog Website
Blogger vs. WordPress- which for you?
CofC Video Equipment (Library's Faculty Technology Center)
Class Blog List Spring 2013
Dept. of Communication Online Portfolio Digication Site