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Workshop at the Virginia Press Association

The following are additional resources for participants in my workshop “Introduction to Mobile and Social Media Journalism” at the Virginia Press Association on Jan. 15.

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iPadJournos interview Warner, Gillespie and Sarvis

  The student reporters in our iPadJournos project, which I taught with Vivian Medina-Messner this fall semester, covered the senatorial election in Virginia for WTVR.com and landed interviews with incumbent Sen. Mark Warner as well as his challengers, Republican Ed … Continue reading

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iPadJournos project featured in “Profiles in Learning” series

The Provost’s office at VCU has featured the iPadJournos project in its”Profiles in Learning” video series. Please view the video above and visit the series’ website as well.

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iPadJournos presentation at Journalism Interactive Conference

I will be presenting the iPadJournos project at the Teach-A-Thon session of the Journalism Interactive Conference at the University of Maryland this Friday (April 4). The presentation will focus on how mobile journalism has become a permanent part of the … Continue reading

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iPadJournos project covered by Richmond Magazine

Harry Kollatz Jr., senior writer at Richmond Magazine, wrote about the iPadJournos project in his latest media column. Titled “Mojo Rising,” the column describes the partnership between the class and WTVR-CBS 6. Kollatz visited our class in late April and … Continue reading

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iPadJournos project becomes capstone course

The iPadJournos project  will become a permanent part of the journalism curriculum at VCU’s School of Mass Communications. Starting this fall, I will offer the class “MASC 496 – Mobile and Social Media Journalism” as a senior capstone course in … Continue reading

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Meet the iPadJournos: Presentation, publication and grant support

The iPadJournos project is going into the second round this spring semester. Two weeks ago, we launched the new course, which is supported by a Knight News Challenge Bridge Grant from AEJMC that will help to add a collaborative video … Continue reading

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Romney, Big Bird and Twitter

During the first televised presidential debate, Mitt Romney just tried to make another argument for cutting government spending, including subsidies to PBS. But he mentioned the beloved Sesame Street character Big Bird in that discussion and subsequently set Twitter on … Continue reading

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“iPadJournos” report for CBS 6 and Washington Post

Students in my Social Media Journalism class at VCU have reported for the website of WTVR CBS 6 and the politics blog of the Washington Post during this spring semester. Using iPads to produce multimedia news packages, the “iPadJournos” covered topics ranging … Continue reading

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Follow “iPadJournos” on Twitter and Facebook

This semester, I am teaching a Social Media Journalism class at VCU, in which all 14 student received an iPad to do mobile reporting projects. This innovative technology project is run in cooperation with VCU’s Center for Teaching Excellence and … Continue reading

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