The iPadJournos called it a semester with the conclusion of the social media portfolio evaluations on Thursday afternoon. Before a panel of six judges, the students in our Social Media Journalism class presented their blogs, Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn accounts as well as one or two extra platforms such as Pinterest, Storify and Google+. Continue reading
Meagan Kelleher, director of web operations at Local TV, spoke with our iPadJournos class last Thursday via Skype and discussed different ways news organizations use to drive traffic to their websites. Kelleher oversees Local TV’s online departments and serves as a guide for online teams like the one at CBS 6 in Richmond. Continue reading
Karri Peifer (@KarriPeifer), editor of Richmond.com (@richmonddotcom), remembers when a colleague at the online publication suggested she use Facebook to share content. Peifer said she at first laughed at the idea. But during her visit to our social media journalism class on Tuesday, she revealed that Facebook is now the second strongest referral to the site right after Google. Continue reading
Here are some of the tasks you need to complete during our second week. Continue reading
Click on this link to view the introductory lecture on social media. To view the presentation on your iPad, make sure that you have downloaded the Prezi app. Then download the presentation with your app.
It was great meeting everyone today. It seems like we are off to a great start!
Here are some tasks you should complete, so we are all on the same page by the end of this first week. Continue reading