Monthly Archives: February 2012

Open lab hours and next steps on our videos

Here are open lab hours when you can work on your videos: Mondays: Closed Tuesdays: 8 to 11:30 a.m. Wednesdays: 10:30 a.m. to 2:45 p.m.; 4:30 to 7:15 p.m. Thursdays: 4:30 to 5:45 p.m. Fridays: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. … Continue reading

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A look at the world of visual journalism

Many thanks to Northeastern staff photographer Mary Knox Merrill, who earlier today shared her knowledge and her experiences from working at the Christian Science Monitor and for Northeastern. Merrill showed us three presentations that combined still photography, video and audio. You can find … Continue reading

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Apple’s official iMovie ’11 tutorial

Not sure why I couldn’t find this before, but I have located Apple’s iMovie ’11 tutorial. If you look at nothing else, you need to spend some time with this before class on Tuesday. It doesn’t look like it will … Continue reading

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Your video assignment

Today we’ll discuss what you’ll need to move ahead with your video assignment when we come to class on Tuesday, Feb. 21. The goal is to make a three- to five-minute news video. It is recommended, but not required, that you … Continue reading

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Preparing for tomorrow’s class

As you know, you have a standing assignment to read the Nieman Journalism Lab website, especially “This Week in Review,” which is posted every Friday. I don’t always bring it up in class, but this week’s is especially meaty, and … Continue reading

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Thinking about Web photography

Here are some examples of what we’re going to be talking about in class today: “Winter biking” by Pat Tarantino “A celebration of nonprofit journalism” by Dan Kennedy “Derby Mayor: Name Recreation Complex In Honor Of Ed Cotter, Jr.” by … Continue reading

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Shooting and posting your slideshow

You have several days, including the weekend, to do this because I want you to have a chance to find a story that engages you. Your assignment is to find a story to cover. It could be a concert, a … Continue reading

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