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A presentation on some tools available to 21st century reporters.
Created by TheGuilfordian
on Nov 9, 2010
Last updated: 11/10/10 at 08:22 AM
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This is a multimedia package put together by the Arizona Daily Wildcat. http://wildcat.arizona.edu/sports/home-in-harlem
The following link is the contest-winning multimedia package at this year's convention, put together by The Daily Titan of California State University-Fullerton. http://www.dailytitan.com/2010/10/25/FTX/
We are working on ways to embed audio files into articles. If you have a particularly interesting interview or an entirely separate podcast-style piece, we will be able to make it a part of the text of your article.
Information can be embedded into the text of your article. If you want to begin a subsection of your article with a map or graph, we can make that happen.
Here is a fairly mediocre example of a reporter using video and audio to tell a story instead of text on a page. Everyone can do this. Video is taken from The Blot magazine of University of Idaho.
Isuu embeds PDF documents into web pages. If you find an original source online, Isuu allows us to embed it in the article. www.issuu.com
Many Eyes is a web-based program that can create visual representations of data (think Excel's graph feature but a million times more advanced).http://www-958.ibm.com/software/data/cognos/manyeyes/login
Divshare is a website that hosts audio, video, pictures and documents. www.divshare.com
Dipity is what you are looking at now. With it you can create timelines and slideshows with embedded content. www.dipity.com
The following are some tools and ideas to help you make the most of the technology available to journalists.