100 Ideas to Make Your Journalism Better

This Webinar was originally broadcast on:
February 16, 2011 Enroll Now
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Course Overview

100 Ideas to Make Your Journalism Better
Originally Broadcast On:
February 16, 2011
Time Estimate:
100 minutes

About Webinars

In this virtual classroom, participants can join in a seminar led by Poynter faculty and visiting faculty. This screencast includes live audio and a slideshow presentation in which participants can post questions and respond to poll questions posed by the host.

The Poynter Institute celebrated its 100th NewsU Webinar with a very special event: 100 training tips, ideas and techniques. Improve your writing, your visuals, your social media usage, your... well, you get the idea.

We lined up more than 15 presenters to present five to 10 ideas around different topics.

This unique Webinar will help you add more tools to your bag of strategies and approach your craft with new enthusiasm. And you'll get great ideas to pass around to friends, colleagues and even family.

Tips from the Webinar are now available in book form. You can order them for your newsroom or classroom through the Poynter store.

What Will I Learn:

Our Webinar lineup includes:

  • Rick Edmonds, Business Trends Journalists Need to Know
  • Wendy Wallace, Entrepreneur Lessons
  • Vicki Krueger, Avoiding Mistakes in Your Own Copy
  • Ellyn Angelotti, Social Media Ideas You Might Have Missed
  • Butch Ward, Saving Time So You Can Do Better Journalism
  • Stephen Buckley, Dealing with Difficult Colleagues
  • Kenny Irby, Ideas for Making Better Photo Portraits
  • Bill Mitchell, Using Social Media to Make Money
  • Regina McCombs, Simple Steps to Better Video Editing
  • Casey Frechette, How to Make Better Web Pages
  • Jill Geisler, Understanding Motivation
  • Kelly McBride, Creating Civil Conversations Online
  • Paul Pohlman, Advice for Giving Feedback to Colleagues
  • Aly Colon, Ideas for Finding the Untold Stories
  • Roy Clark, Turn Hard Facts Into Easy Reading
  • Chip Scanlan, Taking Charge of Interviews
  • Sara Quinn, Stronger Visual Presentations
  • Al Tompkins, Shooting Better Video
Who Should Take this Course:

Everyone and anyone who wants to get better at journalism.

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