Category Archives: social media

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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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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Tweeting the Boston Marathon

Hi folks — I’ve added this assignment to Week 13: Twitter/Storify Assignment #8: BOSTON MARATHON. We’ll talk more about this in class but those who are in the Boston area this weekend can/should tweet from a spot in the race … Continue reading

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Tweeting About the Weather

Multimediaites — For TUESDAY: Twitter Assignment #6:  Tweet about the weather. Please file 4-6 tweets under the #umassweather hashtag.   Steve

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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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Class Blog Discussion #2

Please Read:   “Errors in Newtown Shootings Coverage Reflect Growing Pressures,” in the New York Times. Weigh in on the comments section with your thoughts about the speed with which news is delivered today and some of the inherent dangers brought … 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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