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.
More discussion about this topic can be found in Chapters 4 and 7. In a post for MediaShift, Teaching Students to Verify Social Media Content, I also write about this in-class exercise. This group exercise helps students determine the credibility of
This video tutorial gives a brief overview of the Facebook Insights dashboard. 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. Facebook
This video tutorial gives a brief overview of Twitter Analytics. 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. All Twitter users can
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 6, From
From the palm of their hands, reporters can easily gather, produce, and share stories to any platform from nearly anywhere. Welcome to journalism today. No need to cart around clunky equipment. Mobile devices streamline the process of gathering and producing content
Chapter 5 discusses in-depth how to create a mobile journalist go-bag with accessories that will allow you to gather quality content with your device. Preparation begins well before you head to a story. There’s nothing more frustrating than when something