Useful links: Media Project tools

Game of Thrones character Arya Stark’s journey mapped by StoryMapJS
Game of Thrones character Arya Stark’s journey mapped by StoryMapJS

Mapping Stories:

StoryMap Apps

Storymap JS

Blogging:

Medium

WordPress

Simple website builders:

Strikingly

Squarespace

Wix

Weebly

Amazingly simple design:

Canva

Piktochart

Interactive images and graphics:

Juxtapose JS

Timeline JS

Maya

Thinglink

Google charts

Tableau Public

Getting organised:

DropBox

GoogleDrive

One Drive

Evernote

Delicious

Pinboard

Tutorials and How-Tos:

Skillshare

ABC Open Tips & Tutorials

Excel tutorials

 

 

 

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The End

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Sally Adams explains in her book that a feature should offer a satisfying conclusion. She says features often end with statements or quotes; less commonly with anecdotes and descriptions; rarely with questions. My advice: avoid the question ending at all costs – it should be left to experienced writers!

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Useful links: CC-licensed music and sound

Most music is protected by copyright law, with serious penalties for use without permission. Photo: Ferrari + caballos + fuerza = cerebro Humano/CC/flickr
Most music is protected by copyright law, with serious penalties for use without permission. Photo: Ferrari + caballos + fuerza = cerebro Humano/CC/flickr

Most music is protected under international copyright law in the same way photography and illustrations are protected. It is illegal to sample bits and pieces of songs you love to use in your own audio or video works. In the same way as you must not simply grab whatever you want from the results of a Google Image search, you should never use any music you please without first establishing that you have permission to use it.

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