The other half of a newsroom shift each week is spent working on:• Project work• Flash-training• Case study• E-Portfolio work*Work does not have to be based solely at KOMU or KBIA. Shifts canvary between the two newsrooms. Individual plans can be arrangedbetween Jen Reeves and Janet Saidi.
Weekly class discussionsWeek 1
: May 17:
Introducing KOMU.com and ePortfolios
- Thebasics needed to get the news on the web. Meet Travas Townsend,KOMU.com's webmaster (we'll drop by his office at the station).Navigate your role in the newsroom and in the dot-com area. Learnabout the projects for the summer. We'll also talk about your optionsfor building an online portfolio.
News From the 'Net
: Jen Reeves
:* Start looking at websites you can use for your News From the 'Netpresentations. (You can find a ton of linkshere)* Create your blog and start using it!* Join Twitter and followhttp://www.twitter.com/jenleereevesso she
can follow you* Start making sure you have a collection of all of your journalisticwork in a digital form. (For example, upload your video toVimeo, post.pdf's toScribdand embed photo slideshows fromFlickr .)
: May 24 –
RJI Research, Social Networks
- AlsomeetMichele McClellanto learn about your case study for thesummer. Learn the basics on why social networks are a way toconnect with news consumers and help your career.
News From the 'Net: