I am leading some workshops for the Southern Regional Press Institute at Savannah State University today.
I participated in a panel discussion on “Ethics, Urgency and Accuracy” this morning.
Here are some links relating to ethics, urgency and accuracy (I made some of the points you’ll see in these links).
How to verify information from tweets: Check it out
Suggestions for new guiding principles for the journalist
My version of Craig Silverman’s accuracy checklist
The Verification Handbook is now available
I led a morning workshop on using Twitter to cover breaking news. In addition to the links above, this workshop covered information from these workshops:
Denver Post staffers’ #theatershooting coverage demonstrates Twitter breaking news techniques
You don’t tip competitors on Twitter; you beat them
Twitter is an essential reporting tool
Here are my slides for that workshop (I developed them knowing we weren’t likely to cover all the topics. We covered the first three and skipped to verification):
I developed these slides to use in either the panel discussion or the breaking-news workshop. I ended up using them to wrap up the breaking-news workshop:
I also will lead an afternoon workshop on showcasing your work and your skills in a digital portfolio. This workshop is based primarily on this blog post:
Use digital tools to showcase your career and your work
The workshop also will cover points made in some of these posts:
Your digital profile tells people a lot
Randi Shaffer shows a reason to use Twitter: It can help land your first job
Elevate your journalism career
Tips on landing your next job in digital journalism
Job-hunting advice for journalists selling skills in the digital market
Here are my slides for that workshop:
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