Category Archives: Twitter

Serial Assignment

Twitter Assignment #4:  Listen to the first episode of Serial on Wednesday at 9 p.m. Have a conversation during and after about the story as well as the journalism behind the story. Listen carefully to the reporter and her use … Continue reading

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Extra Credit Opportunity

What: Discussion of New UMass Policy on the Admission of Iranian Students When: Tonight, 7 p.m., UMass Campus Center Room 903. Task: File 6-8 tweets on tonight’s meeting. Report on what is happening as well as the spectacle of the … Continue reading

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Marathon Blogging

Multimediaites —   We’re going to keep it simple and use the #umassjournalism hashtag. Remember, your Twitter/Storify assignment is: For those who are in the Boston area this weekend can/should tweet from a spot along the race route and those … Continue reading

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Some Quick Links

Hi Multimediaites — Here are some interesting links I’ve come across during Break:   * “Verification Handbook: A definitive guide to verifying digital content for emergency coverage,” Edited by Craig Silverman * “11 Steps to a better Twitter Stream,” Kelly … Continue reading

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Today’s Assignment: Blarney Blowout Protest at 12:30

Hi all — If you see this (and I hope you do) please try and make your way over to the Blarney Blowout protest: https://www.facebook.com/events/685003834869440/ This will be an extra credit assignment if you can get there: Please file 5-8 … Continue reading

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Class Cancelled Today

Hi Multimediaites — I have two sick kids at home today so I have to cancel class. Please make sure you are up-to-date on your blog posts. Also, for your Twitter Assignment #2, please file 4-5 tweets on the weather … Continue reading

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Tonight’s Twitter Assignment

Twitter Assignment #5:  Please cover the Karl Rove speech on campus tonight:  7:30 p.m. at Student Union Ballroom.  Please file 7-10 tweets on the event.  Use the hashtag: #roveumass.  This is another mobile assignment, so please use your mobile phones. … Continue reading

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