Meeting Six:

Post every week to the class blog!


How to think about the "lead" to your story.

How to think about newsworthiness and good writing with Stephanie Martin



Digital Storytelling vs. Conventional "Lead"-Oriented News


Some basic tips for shooting video:

Rule of Thirds

Three-Point Lighting


Tutorials for Final Cut Pro like this one


Some useful free and open source software for multimedia

Audacity - good for recording voice-over and other audio

MPEG Streamclip - good for converting video files from one format to another - use .mov or .mp4 for easiest editing

VLC Player - good for playing files in multiple formats


Some useful sites for public domain and creative commons audio and video:

Internet Archive

Creative Commons