Week 3 (26/2): Effective collaboration techniques

trapeze artists - lilthograph from 1890
Trapeze artists in circus, lithograph by Calvert Litho. Co., 1890. Edited digital image from the Library of Congress, reproduction number: LC-USZC4-2091.

BY NICK BENNETT

Listen actively, encourage, research, brain-storm, be inquisitive, no such thing as a silly question, if you don’t know, ask!

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Week 3 (26/2): Making digi content (let’s go!)

The Financial Times newsroom. Photo: Adam Tinworth/flickr/CC

BY MARK GATELY

Last week we formed groups and appointed editors. This is how the structure looks:

Editor: Therese

Section editors: Bray (social issues), Sean (sport), Kevin (politics/crime/business)

Each section editor is responsible for co-ordinating group discussions, liaising with the editor, ensuring group members are producing individual content, making a news list and ensuring a group member is ready to pitch stories each week.

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Week 3 (26/2): Working together

“Stop, collaborate and listen” by KatieTT is licensed under CC BY-NC-SA 2.0

BY RUTH BERAN

Starting next week, Live Socials will be collaborating with the Radio and Journalism students as they start publishing their News Conference articles and broadcasting their radio shows.

There are a few things we need to put in place first.

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Media Project: Staying on track

The Flying Wallendas 7-Man Pyramid, The Big E Fair, 2005. Photo: Porterlu/Wikipedia/Public Domain

Everything is going to be a lot easier if you spend time planning your project. It’s important to establish clear deadlines for yourselves and stick to them.

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