Week 8 Newsroom: Social media, multimedia, and journalism

logos: youtube, twitter, facebook, instagram
Social media has become an important tool for reporters. Picture: BrickinNick/CC/flickr

BY RUTH BERAN

First another news quiz.

WATCH: Careers at Nine https://www.nineforbrands.com.au/about/careers/

How many different forms of media did you see in this video?

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Week 6: Recording interviews

retro rotary dial telephone
“telephone dial” by Leo Reynolds is licensed under CC BY-NC-SA 2.0

BY RUTH BERAN

Unless you are shorthand whiz or a speed typist, it is often useful to record your interviews.

People can often speak faster than you can write or type, they appreciate eye contact if you are interviewing them face to face, and recording gives you more opportunity to listen fully to what they are telling you (and crafting your questions accordingly).

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Week 5: Create!

“Create” by gfpeck is licensed under CC BY-ND 2.0

BY RUTH BERAN

First a news quiz.

DISCUSSION: Assessment 1 – due next week (min. 500 words)

Take some time to familiarise yourself with the Off Campus publishing platforms (offcampus.media, TAFE Radio, and the social media accounts), and the Off Campus Handbook and Style Guide.

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