Today’s agenda: We’ll discuss your assessments of how journalists/news organizations distribute news and connect with the audience. We’ll also talk about how organizations can measure audience engagement via social media.
Due today: Blog post 4. See previous post for details.
For Tuesday: We’ll talk about our upcoming Twitter Scavenger Hunt with journalism students at Lindenwood University, as well as your Tweet the News assignment photos.
Due Tuesday: Read the folder Social media tools for journalists and complete the Tweet the News assignment. You do not have to use a smartphone if you don’t have one. You can use a digital camera & upload the photo, or borrow a friend’s smartphone.
- Commit an act of journalism
- Take a picture of something that is news
- Post to Twitter with an explanation of why it’s news
- Use #mpj2014