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
A modern anchor: David Muir (@DavidMuir), anchor and managing editor of ABC World News Tonight, uses social media to stay connected with his audience. This Q&A with him appears in Chapter 1, Forces at the Gate: An Active Audience. You
Each chapter contains checklists that allow students to put what they learn into practice and create a portfolio of work. The checklists have been classroom tested in my Mobile and Social Media Journalism course. This checklist appears in Chapter 3,
Karen Magnuson (@kmagnuson) is editor and vice president of news at the Democrat & Chronicle in Rochester, New York. This Q&A with her appears in Chapter 7, Social Media Ethics and Policies. Tells us about the Democrat & Chronicle’s social media policy.