Tom Grasty (@TomGrasty), co-founder of the video-editing platform Stroome and winner of a Knight Newschallenge Grant, skyped into our class Tuesday to discuss an iPadJournos tool kit of the best photo, video and audio apps. Students gave feedback on the apps and online platforms they experimented with and Grasty gave further suggestions. Continue reading
Tom Grasty (@TomGrasty), winner of a 2010 Knight News Challenge Grant and founder of the online video editing platform Stroome, skyped with the iPadJournos last Thursday (see Grasty’s tips here). Grasty is consulting with our class this semester through a Knight Bridge Grant from the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication. He will also visit us in person during VCU’s Mass Communications Month in April.
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