Journalism in 2016

Journalism in 2016

Notes for Wayne Lynch class, at UW Tacoma TCOM 275: Writing, Reporting and Editing for Mass Media Slides: PPT / PDF Links/Resources Investor's Business Daily op-ed Donald Rumsfeld Storify Data journalism NYC Structured Journalism WaPost, ISIS Curious Journalist Guide to Data Bad Data Guide Data Journalism Handbook Fact-Checking WaPo, Clinton, 2011 Sites that can help Archives: Internet archive Domain ownership: Whois, IP lookup Linking: Yahoo site explorer Hoax sites: Snopes, Urban Legends Verification —Direct observation (the reporter was there) —Who said? (the reporter interviewed someone) —Challenge: most stories quote government officials, “expert” counterparts —Who said? (the reporter accessed public databases, documents) Verifying Online Media Identify who took the picture, what camera was used, where a digital picture was taken Remember the “too good to be true” rule! Beware of Powerpoint Be wary of manipulation. Look for where tones touch “Read” EXIF data using applications (or Flickr) Identify who created a…continue reading →
WordPress, from .com to .org

WordPress, from .com to .org

Presentation for Peg Achterman In-class links Reclaim Hosting WhoIs For more info 10 resources for beginning WordPress bloggers Blogging glossary Creating links (hypertext) in WordPress (YouTube) Creating links (hypertext) in WordPress editor Other WordPress and blogging resources Startups: this is how design works   Plug-ins Akismet Jetpack WP Importer WP Security and Firewall  SEO All-in-one SEO Yoast SEO DropBox linkcontinue reading →