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Class Links & Assignments

Fall 2013 Links

 

Week 2 (Origins)

NPR News story on the sale of The Well and the origins of social media sites: http://www.npr.org/2012/09/03/160489198/well-whole-earth-lectronic-link

 

Week 3 (E-mail, Twitter, Facebook, Blogs)

I Forgot My Phone: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OINa46HeWg8

NYTs More connected or more alone? http://bits.blogs.nytimes.com/2013/09/01/disruptions-more-connected-yet-more-alone/

NPR’s Talk of the Nation: Using Hashtags (8 Jan 13): http://www.npr.org/2013/01/08/168883343/the-art-and-strategy-of-the-hashtag

 

Week 4 (New Media vs Old Media)

Facebook’s User Policy

Trailer for Terms and Conditions (thanks to Tim): http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yzyafieRcWE

NYT New Facebook Policy Still Cryptic: http://bits.blogs.nytimes.com/2013/08/29/facebook-to-update-privacy-policy-but-adjusting-settings-is-no-easier/

NYT Privacy Groups Aim to Stop FB Policy Changes: http://bits.blogs.nytimes.com/2013/09/04/privacy-groups-ask-f-t-c-to-block-facebook-policy-changes/?_r=0&pagewanted=print

NYT Facebook Delays Privacy Policy: http://bits.blogs.nytimes.com/2013/09/05/facebook-delays-new-privacy-policy/

Assignment 4: PBS NewsHour’s “Fresh Look” 

http://www.nytimes.com/2013/09/09/business/media/pbs-newshour-begins-its-overhaul.html?_r=0

http://www.thewrap.com/tv/article/pbs-newshour-gets-fresh-look-new-correspondent-10622
http://www.nytimes.com/2011/11/07/business/media/at-pbss-newshour-departures-questions-and-complaints.html?_r=0
Old video: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6tvqpG4mEKI

Current YouTube Channel: http://www.youtube.com/user/PBSNewsHour

 

Week 5 (The Changing Role of a Reporter)

Sherry Hu, formerly a KPIX-TV reporter, spoke to the Laney College Journalism 65 ‘Social Media for Journalists’ class, on February 22, 2013: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KgoQzZ30yQY&list=PLBJy03_IbzP9FpEmqNSIiOUHiomqjdUY1&index=9

 

Week 6 (Urban Social Media)

Guest Lecture video: Shaun Tai of Oakland Digital on use of social media, digital arts in an urban setting. Link to video: http://bit.ly/1g6Ekr5

 

Week 7 (Ethics)

NPR: How Storyful vets online content for news organizations: http://n.pr/175E5IQ

Kip Welch Guest Lecture on the legal aspects of social media
Kip Welch PowerPoint

Assignment 7: Read New York Times Magazine article on Boston bombing and write a 350-word review of the article for discussion in class next week: The Boston Bombing-Should Reddit Be Blamed for Crowd Sourcing a Smear?: http://www.nytimes.com/2013/07/28/magazine/should-reddit-be-blamed-for-the-spreading-of-a-smear.html?pagewanted=all

 

Week 8 (User Agreements)

Assignment 8: Choose a user agreement from a social media site, read the entire agreement. Select a term or a section that you find interesting. Write a 250-word essay on the user agreement, quote the term or section and detail why you selected it. Use the MLA citation standard to refer to the section you quoted. For MLA citation standards, see http://www.wou.edu/provost/library/clip/citations/mla/works_front.php

 

Week 9 (Investigative Reporting and Social Media)

Seth Rosenfeld/Richard Aoki Case Study

Rosenfeld’s Subversives Aoki Chaper

http://cironline.org/reports/man-who-armed-black-panthers-was-fbi-informant-records-show-3753
http://cironline.org/timeline-informant-history-3756
http://cironline.org/reports/documents-richard-aoki%E2%80%99s-paper-trail-3834
http://cironline.org/reports/fbi-files-reveal-new-details-about-informant-who-armed-black-panthers-3833
http://www.npr.org/2012/10/03/161408561/did-man-who-armed-black-panthers-lead-two-lives
http://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLBJy03_IbzP8IPc_K50u0IZdJFqvITTVa

 

Week 10: (Online-only News Organizations)

Oakland Local: http://oaklandlocal.com/

 

Week 11 (International Reporting and Social Media)

NPR Arab Spring and Social Media: http://www.npr.org/2013/01/31/170765393/distant-witness-social-medias-journalism-revolution

GRNLive, The Foreign Correspondent’s Network Links: www.grnlive.com Twitter: @grnlive www.grnlive.net/blog

New York Times New Diplomatic Avenue: 140-Characters: http://www.nytimes.com/2013/10/04/world/new-diplomatic-avenue-emerges-in-140-character-bursts.html?_r=0

 

Week 12 (Photojournalism)

Pinterest Pulitzer Prize-winning Photographs: http://www.pinterest.com/veronicamagan/pulitzer-prize-photos/

30 Photos that Changed the World: http://www.photographyschoolsonline.net/blog/2010/30-photos-that-changed-the-world/

NPR A War Photographer In His Element:
http://www.npr.org/blogs/pictureshow/2013/04/18/177608063/in-which-way-a-war-photographer-in-his-element?ft=3&f=1016%2C1039%2C1045%2C1051%2C1052%2C1137

Ray Chavez: http://photos.mercurynews.com/2013/01/04/video-oaklands-last-sideshow-of-2012/

 

Week 14 (Feature/Editorial/News)

Daniel Borenstein, Columnist and editorial writer, Contra Costa Times, Oakland Tribune and the Bay Area News Group/East Bay: For in-class discussion: http://www.ibabuzz.com/politics/2010/10/20/ad15-candidates-face-cct-ed-board/

 

Other Links

NewsHour: Employees and Social Media (28 Jan 13)
http://www.pbs.org/newshour/bb/media/jan-june13/dailydownload_01-28.html

Pew Research on News Media
http://stateofthemedia.org/2013/overview-5/
http://stateofthemedia.org/2013/special-reports-landing-page/citing-reduced-quality-many-americans-abandon-news-outlets/
http://www.npr.org/2013/03/18/174647304/as-consumers-jump-ship-news-outlets-shift-priorities

60 Minutes Report on the Founder of Twitter
http://www.cbsnews.com/8301-504803_162-57574759-10391709/twitter-creator-the-importance-of-tweeting-mom/

 

Sumul Shaw – Wildlife Control Links
http://analogordigital.wildlifectrl.com/?audio=analog
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=boGyFAYomBo
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=boGyFAYomBo&hd=1
http://wildlifectrl.com/
https://www.facebook.com/wildlifecontrol
https://twitter.com/wildlifectrl

On The Media: Social Media Coverage Of The Boston Bombing
http://www.onthemedia.org/2013/apr/19/twitter-coverage-through-night/

Talk of the Nation: Tweeting Crime: Law Enforcement Adapts To Social Media
http://www.npr.org/2013/04/25/179038258/law-enforcement-adapts-to-social-media

Class lecture videos, including the 3 part SF Chronicle tour, for the 3 May 2013 assignment is at bit.ly/125iHlc

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