Category Archives: Presentations

Women in Journalism: Be not afraid, for we are taking over

It’s a terrifying time to be a journalist, but it’s also an exciting time. For female journalists, this is a time when we are rising to both take over existing newsrooms and strike out on our own. Continue reading

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Growing Your Audience: Advice from Bloggers and Readers

Collecting your advice on engaging readers and growing audiences on blogs. Continue reading

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New Crowdsourcing, Curation and Liveblogging Training

Hi all! I’ve been traveling a lot for Digital First lately to spread the gospel of social media to my colleagues. So, if you’ve seen my presentations before, you’d know that I make very wordy Powerpoints so that people who weren’t … Continue reading

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Mobile Journalism in the Arab World

I gave the following presentation on mobile journalism at the International Center for Journalists (ICFJ) bootcamp in Cairo, Egypt. Following is a link to a document detailing the specific apps discussed in class, plus others to try out. Mobile Journalism … Continue reading

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B.S. Detection for Journalists

Eds Note 10/5: It was brought to my attention that the links in this slideshow are not clickable in the embed here. I included them all below this post.  Ever see a tip that’s too good to be true (it … Continue reading

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Lessons to be learned from TBD: International Edition

During my professional sabbatical in the month of April, I had the opportunity to travel to Moscow, Russia to talk with Eurasian journalists about community engagement. On April 22-24, the New Eurasia Media Program held its annual International Conference, where I, … Continue reading

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Making community engagement an everyday process

This presentation is aimed at reporters to help them better connect with audiences, brand themselves and work more efficiently in the social sphere. I hope others may find it helpful/interesting. Continue reading

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Training: Intro to mobile journalism tools

Last week, I taught a mobile journalism workshop as part of APME’s Newstrain seminar at the Newseum here in Washington, D.C. While I’m not a mobile journalist per se, I am a journalist that loves my smartphone. The class was … Continue reading

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Transcript: What does a social media editor do?

Here’s the transcript of my journalism jobs chat on Poynter.org Tuesday. There were a lot of great questions about what I do as a social media editor, the workflow, metrics, handling criticism and managing corrections. We had more than 200 … Continue reading

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Talking online storytelling in tonight’s SPJ chat

If you’ll be online tonight, join me on the Society of Professional Journalist’s monthly Twitter chat at 8 p.m. ET. The topic this month is Online Storytelling, featuring Mark Luckie of the Washington Post and 10,000 Words (also author of … Continue reading

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Social media for bloggers workshop

Saturday, Oct. 2 I taught a workshop at American University’s School of Communication on Social Media for Bloggers. This as part of an ongoing partnership between AU and TBD.com to provide learning resources for our blog network, AU students and … Continue reading

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