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Monthly Archives: September 2011

Quick Guide to Soundslides

Here’s a really easy-to-follow tutorial on how to create a slideshow using Soundslides and how to embed it in a WordPress website. Here’s the first video: The second video tells you how to embed a Soundslides project in your WordPress blog. Finally, here you have a link to Soundslides user manual

Three things you should change in your personal WordPress blogs

Here I leave you a brief tutorial that explains in a few steps the three things you should customize in the personal WordPress blog you will be using for my class.

What you need to do to register to Ithaca Week

Hello Class! Below you can find a video tutorial that tells you step by step how to register to our weekly magazine If there are questions or comments, or there are still issues that need to be explained a little further, please shoot me an e-mail or post a comment here, whatever you prefer. […]

The Inverted Pyramid

Ok, here’s a graphic with the most basic elements of an inverted pyramid. In Just the Facts David Mindich argues that the style was invented not by journalists, but by Abraham Lincoln’s secretary of war, Edwin M. Stanton. To validate this claim, Mindich studied several newspapers during the period between the 1840s, 1850s and 1860s, […]

100 Interviews: the stories of Gaby Dunn

I find Gaby Dunn’s story fascinating. A journalism graduate trying to find a job in the middle of the worst recession since the 1930s. Nobody is hiring, so she decides to do what she knows best: find 100 stories she would love to write but she would not be able to place. She wants to […]