Journalists who publicly share their political opinions can lose the trust of the public and find themselves without a job. That was the case for a Cleveland television anchor and meteorologist. During the 2016 US Presidential Election, they were fired after
The Roanoke Times is suing one of its former sports reporters over what the outlet calls a breach of its social media policy. Andy Bitter, the reporter, left his position at the Times for a competing news outlet. He took with
I was invited to conduct this webinar for NPR member stations across the country. I discuss some of the most innovative ways of engaging audiences on social media. Webinar Topics ✅ Social media graphics ✅ Social media “readable” videos
This video tutorial gives an overview of how to create “readable” social media videos with the Adobe Spark Video app. Through the use of text on the screen, viewers should be able to understand a story without having to turn
This video tutorial gives an overview of how to create social media graphics with the Adobe Spark Post app. Social media graphics are a great way to make your content stand-out in the sea of “noise” in a news feed.
This video tutorial gives a brief overview of how to use the iMovie app for iOS devices. Mobile apps for producing content in the field are discussed in Chapter 5, From the Field: The Mobile Journalist.
This video tutorial gives a brief overview of how to use the Videolicious app. Mobile apps for producing content in the field are discussed in Chapter 5, From the Field: The Mobile Journalist. There’s a free version of the app,
Those scrolling through their social media feeds are increasingly watching videos produced specifically for social networking platforms — and they’re likely on a mobile device at the time. Facebook’s study of 1,500 people shows that social media users like the
Too good to be true? Ever mistakenly share a story that was a hoax? Social media has been filled with fake news this election season. The increase in the number of fake news stories, sites dedicated to them, and the sharing of
This video tutorial gives a brief overview of analytics available for WordPress sites. Analytics are discussed in Chapter 6 and the Social Media Analytics Checklist is a helpful guide to measure the effectiveness of your social media activity. Google