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Lecture 7: Hyperlocal Journalism

Kris Vera-Phillips @ September 10, 2010 # No Comment Yet

Objective: Today, I will show you other ways news organizations are utilizing material, information and story ideas from viewers in order to fill the demand for news on television and online. Notes for Lecture 7 (Date: 11.09.10)


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Lecture 6: Finding the Punchline

Kris Vera-Phillips @ September 10, 2010 # No Comment Yet

Objective: I’m showing you how television news can be the punchline. We’ll look at the lighter side of network and local news coverage. I want to cover the importance of striking the right balance between hard news and watercooler stories. I will also show you how social media helps reporters do their jobs.


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Lecture 5: TV News on Silver Screen

Kris Vera-Phillips @ September 8, 2010 # No Comment Yet

Objective: I will examine how some films try to define American television news objectives and how they script all the action in the newsroom, the control room and the anchor desk. Notes for Lecture 5 (Date: 09.09.10)


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Lecture 4: Producing Multimedia Content

Kris Vera-Phillips @ September 8, 2010 # No Comment Yet

Objective: I will cover how news is covered in the field by reporters and photographers as well as back inside the newsroom by show and web producers. I will also take a closer look at multimedia expectations inside the newsroom.


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Lecture 1: Professors

Kris Vera-Phillips @ September 6, 2010 # No Comment Yet

(Kris Vera-Phillips is on a teaching assignment in St. Petersburg, Russia. She is covering “Modern Internet Television Techniques ” for the Faculty of Journalism at St. Petersburg State University.) Notes for Lecture 1 (Date: 07.09.10) My objective for this class is to explain broadcast and online news concepts as well as demonstrate some of the skills […]


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