Week 5 (12/3): Socials stories

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BY RUTH BERAN

We are in Week 5 already!

From here until the end of semester we will be creating content each week for the Off Campus social media platforms.

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Week 4 (3/3): Getting the message out

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BY RUTH BERAN

The human brain is wired to remember stories. Tell the right story, one that resonates with your audience, and it can build relationships, communities and engagement.

Stories create conversations with your audience, rather than just talking or broadcasting at them.

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Week 2 (17/2): Intro to MoJo

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Yusuf Omar is the founder of MoJo org ‘Hashtag Our Stories’. He has a serious journalism pedigree – he’s the former mobile editor at the Hindustan Times, and also worked as Snapchat social media reporter at CNN.

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Week 11 (28/10): Brainstorming ideas

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BY CAZ ADAMS and MARK GATELY

Why Brainstorm Ideas?

The purpose of brainstorming story ideas is firstly to find an idea that you want to write about and then to develop a concept for your story – not a fully outlined plot. Just the seed of inspiration that captures your attention wholeheartedly. Once you’ve found that seed, you can begin to develop a premise.

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