|APME NewsTrain / ColumbusOct. 3, 2009
welcome – Second Floor Conference Room|
|9:30-10:30||The Big Picture / Staying Ahead in
the Changing Media World / ELLYN ANGELOTTI
Floor Conference Room
You want to understand the latest developments in the digital
journalism, and particularly, how the news media’s relationship with
no longer are willing to reside at the receiving end of a monologue.
course reviews news consumption trends, and explores the lessons of
communities, innovative news sites and leading-edge technology. With
you can take home.
|10:45-12:15||Covering Communities in New Ways /
ELLYN ANGELOTTI – Second Floor
Why: With tight
staffing and new demands creating greater strains on resources and time,
important to use technological tools as fully as possible.
How to use social networking, RSS feeds and other sites to improve
coverage. Also, how to mash up different gadgets and widgets to tell
Forms for Print / MICHAEL ROBERTS – Second Floor Conference Room
Why: Newspaper readers
like the non-linear presentations long ago adopted by magazines and Web
A mainstay of print news coverage is the routine story on civic
or evergreen topics that are not, shall we say, terribly engaging.
newsrooms can make routine coverage more interesting and digestible with
alternative story forms. This seminar teaches editors to spot
these non-linear stories, and helps them make the most of both the
availablenewshole and staff time.
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Editor / KATHY SCHENCK – Fourth Floor Conference Room
Why: You want to
produce credible journalism.
As stories move through a newsroom, they develop a life of their own.
What they need are clear-eyed skeptics who zero in on weaknesses. This
will cover how to edit skeptically, how to challenge the numbers as well
words and how to activate your baloney detector.
for Multiple Media / MICHAEL ROBERTS – Second Floor Conference Room
Why: It can no longer
suffice to plan a story first and later say, "What have we got for
Story planning currently involves developing stories simultaneously
print and digital. In this seminar you will learn how to give structure
slide shows, video and Flash presentations so that they are better
and tell stories more effectively.
You will learn how to think about coverage so that the story forms you
choose can successfully stand on their own or work well together,
what you are planning. And the
workshop closes with an exploration of how all the parts can work
provide continuous coverage.