Card Set Information
comm 361 study
A focus paragraph that reveals the main idea of a story.
Characteristics of an online reader
Impatient, scans instead of reads, wants instant gratification.
Tips for web writing
Bolding key words, short paragraphs, bullet points.
3 Tips for Captions
1. ID the main people
2 .don’t state the obvious
3. don’t editorialize.
How to make hyperlinks in Tumblr?
Highlight text and click "Insert/Edit" link
Reading a story from top to bottom
Citizen Journalism/User Generated Content
Max # Characters in a twitter post
Things to look out for when using photos
Other things to look out for using photos
3 Criteria to evaluate a source
: Gut Instinct
How to crop in photoshop
1. Crop tool -> Edit width/height boxes at top
2. Resolution (72) if necessary
3. To fix brightness/colors
: Adjustments -> Isolate mountain
4. Unsharp mask, adjust mount -> 50%
5. Save for Web & Devices
: JPEG high
Building Trust with an audience
characteristics of multimedia story
Combines full text with extra value added (images, video, etc.)
Presenting an original story that can be accessed from a variety of "platforms" like print, web, mobile
Method of distributing links to content in your website you'd like others to see
Guest speakers so far this course
Frequently updated journal, usually hosted by a 3rd party, containing surveillance and opinion
Senior Director/Digital Products @ NPR