Category Archives: Multimedia

Social media enhances sports experience

Today, social media has become another popular option used to enhance the sports experience for fans and journalists. In the Internet era, fans are able to find out more information about sports faster than ever before. Social networks give fans … Continue reading

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News sites teach readers to read online

News websites have created a very subtle standard which demands how the reader is drawn into news.  The information that a news site provides is not only readily available, but structured to fit the web environment.  It is this structure … Continue reading

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Visuals are important in journalism

Nothing catches the attention of a reader like a visual does. Monica Moses, the Star Tribune’s deputy ME/Visuals and poynter.org faculty member, said that through research “we know that 90 percent of readers enter pages through large photos, artwork, or display type … Continue reading

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Citizen journalists a part of media landscape

Citizen journalists in theory are the same as regular journalists except that they are not employed by a media outlet. The exact definition according to dictionary.com is, “the involvement of non-professionals in reporting news, especially in blogs and other websites.” Online … Continue reading

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Facebook changes seen as beneficial to journalists

Facebook has undergone changes in the past few months and has taken on a new format that may prove to show benefits to journalists. An article in USA Today written by Jon Swartz, reported that in a the F/8 conference … Continue reading

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Women making strides in sports broadcasting

Women have made great strides into the world of sports broadcasting over the past 50 years according to Lou Schwartz, the American Sportscasters Association’s President.  What started as a male-only world has evolved into a world where women not only can … Continue reading

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Jon Stewart ranked No. 4 most admired journalist

Jon Stewart, host of Comedy Central’s The Daily Show with Jon Stewart, was ranked at no. 4 after a poll in 2007 when Americans were asked which journalist they admired the most, according to the Pew Research Center. Where some would not … Continue reading

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