Finding the pieces – working out what you need to know

Photo: alforque/flickr, some rights reserved.
Photo: alforqueCC?/flickr

Use class time to continue planning and researching your stories.

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Telling a story with Instagram

A snapshot of the Humans of New York Instagram account.
A snapshot of the Humans of New York Instagram account.

If you’ve been using Instagram for a while, you would be aware of a very successful (and often very beautiful) account called Humans of New York. The Insta account has now grown to include a web page, Facebook page, and a book. It’s also spawned possibly thousands of storytelling sites just like it.

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Using Twitter

Love it or hate it, Twitter is an important part of the media industry.

As a media maker, you’re going to have to know how Twitter works and the best ways to use it. You don’t have to be a show-off, or argue with people. On the contrary, if you curate your account well, it can be a wonderful community of people with whom to communicate.

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