Week 7 Notes

Moving Pictures and Sound
Guest Lecture: Hanson Hosein
Profile while at NBC; HRH Media
Notes from presentation

Blog posts (reading reflection) of note:

Housekeeping – your COM586 page!

  • Kristina (please change the “slug” to com586 — no spaces or dashes)
  • Discussion leader blog post with abstract + citation should be LINKED
  • Discussion leader PPT should be LINKED
  • Discussion leader reflective post (after you present) should be LINKED
  • Story Version 1 (text + images) should be LINKED
  • Story Version 2 (audio script) should be LINKED
  • Story Version 3 (multi-media) should be LINKED

Student led-discussion (group 4)

Multimedia storytelling – part 1

  • Questions:
    • What does it mean to be an “information economy”?
    • Why is the US “behind” the rest of the developed world re high speed connectivity? (symmetrical v assymetrical connections)
    • When should you use Flash and when should you use “plain”HTML?
    • What is the digital divide?
    • Is universal access a reasonable goal?
  • Flash Journalism article

Peer Review

  • Featured story:
  • Review the final “text + pictures” story of your partner (groups are 2’s)
    • Story link should be accessible on student com586 page
  • Send an e-mail with feedback by end of day Thursday — cc Kathy
  • Draft audio script was due Monday
    • Needs to be a blog post or page — link to com586 please so Meg and I can find them

Resources:

Assignments:

  • Reading (remember questions!)
  • Group Storyboards Due: Monday 14 May, 6 pm
  • Final audio story due : Monday 14 May 21 May, 6 pm
  • Draft final multimedia story to be presented in class: Tuesday 29 May
  • Discussion Leaders:
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