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You may need iPhone, iPad and laptop to keep up

Our opening session with Ellyn Angelotti helped get us all online — checking websites that speakers are discussing and posting to our Twitter feed — #sjd2012 And it is taking most us more than one device to keep up with it all.

American Student Radio plans to involve students in publishing on national level

  Two students and a faculty member are discussing Indiana University’s American Student Radio. The project launched to help give students more media experience. Barbara Anguiano and Julia Meek shared the project from the students’ perspective. Sarah Neal Estes is talking about how American Student Radio has become a good learning experience with students receiving […]

What are ethical and legal issues involved in using a photo discovered on Twitter?

We’re talking about the interaction of Twitter account –with retweeting. Shift in some cases from byline outlook to “let’s build this story together.” Ellyn Angelotti introduced the story of the student who took a photo of the shuttle launch while on a plane en route to a family visit in Florida. She sent two of […]

Analyzing two Twitter accounts that represent The Chicago Tribune

We’re now comparing two Twitter accounts for The Chicago Tribune — @chicagotribune vs. @ColonelTribune @chicagotribune – Headlines.10,000 tweets, 334 following, 68,800 followers. @ColonelTribune – More conversational with engagement with followers. Also has opinions about stories. 18,276 tweets, 23,443 foloowing, 817,382 followers. How many people are behind each of the Twitter? Do we know who those […]

Twitter can promote more active student engagement in class — even large classes

Ellyn Angelotti showed The Twitter Experiment that has teachers and students talking about how they are using Twitter to ask questions and share information in class. After the video, she encouraged us to just do it. Once we identify a social media that could have journalism implications, we should make a class assignment to try […]

Ellyn Angelotti helps us think about using social media in teaching

“New Media, New Tools and the New News Cycle” is Ellyn Angelotti’s topic this afternoon. She started with an into graphic to illustrate how the news cycle has changed with people who aren’t “journalists” can be breaking the news and then the news media picking up and reporting on that. She put us in groups […]

AEJMC Scholastic Journalism Division kicks off meeting at Poynter Institute

The sun is shining. The temperatures are in the high 70s. A light breeze is blowing. Great weather for the start of our mid-winter meeting at the Poynter Institute in St. Petersburg. David Bulla, division head, has welcomed us and asked everyone to introduce themselves. With a few announcements about sessions and evening meals, we’re […]