Helpful Guides

Class One

The Online Journalism Handbook: Glossary of Useful Journalism, Blogging and New Media Terms
The Essentials of Blogging
The Newbie’s Guide to Twitter
Twitter for Newsrooms
How journalists can use Twitter
Everything you ever wanted to know about Twitter
WordPress Basics
How to start a Twitter hashtag
Grow your following

Facebook Journalism 101



Class Two

How users read on the web
Eye Tracking – The F Pattern
Web writing tips
Writing web headlines
Webmonkey’s HTML Cheat Sheet
Basic HTML Tags
Tips for Live Tweeting an event
Online news tools you can use
More online news tools

Class Three

Eyetracking points the way to effective news article design
Useful photography tips from around the web
21 Free online photo editing tools (We’ll be using Picnik)
Photojournalism 2.0 Flickr Pool
Writing Photo Captions
Knight Digital Media Photoshop Tutorial
Photoblogs vs. blogs with photos

A simple guide to Flickr
How to get the most out of flickr

A Newbie’s Guide to Flickr

A Lego Builder’s Guide to Flickr
Flickr groups for designers
Creative Commons Search
About Creative Commons

Class Four

How to Build a crowdsourced map
Many Eyes
Google Maps Mania
Tag Clouds
hyper local news

Class Five


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