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J2150U Blog #14- Flash!

Today, Kyle McConaghy gave a lecture about using lighting and how to change the effect a photo has. I thought it was very interesting and entertaining how he had the class on video and was showing us by using visual examples on how to change lighting in settings to get different effects. I never knew …

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J2150U Blog #13

In lecture this week, Professor Rice showed us Pulitzer Prize winning photographs. I found the one by Massoud Hossaini to be the most meaningful and impacting. Dr. Rice talked about the meaning behind it and I don’t think I’d personally be able to ever capture a photo like this one. The photo is of a …

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J2150U Blog #12-Law

This week’s lecture was about journalism and law. The speaker talked about the First Amendment and how it applies to journalism. I sometimes can get very carried away in my work and don’t even realize how laws and our government system play a part in journalism. I believe this is mostly because we have freedom …

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Passover when it’s Passed Over- Mobile Assignment

The Jewish population in Columbia, Mo. isn’t vey large, but this is nothing new. This week is Passover in the Jewish religion. The majority of MU students went home for “Easter weekend” and were wishing everyone a Happy Easter, but there was little talk of a Happy Passover. The small Jewish population of students in …

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J2150U Blog #11- Write Around

This week’s lecture was given by Rick. At first, my thoughts about him were questionable because of the way he reacted in our classroom to a student’s video project about Adderall abuse. Although I don’t agree with the way he voiced his opinion about my fellow classmate, I did enjoy his lecture and thought he …

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J2150U Blog #10

I found the lecture this week to be informative rather than inspiring. The best advice I think I’ll use and remember is: -when creating  a video, never end on a soundbite because it appears lazy -silence can sometimes be the best and most effective ambient sound there is -stories should always have a beginning, middle, …

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J2150U Blog #9-ONA Coding and Candidates Presentation Recap

I would like to start out this post with a disclaimer: I’m not a very political savy journalist… at all. I should probably keep my eyes and ears open more especially since I am a journalist. I realize this now. I am going to make an effort to be better in tune with news and …

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J2150U Blog #8 The Best Is Yet To Come

Today in lecture Frank Corridori spoke about strat comm. He described the difference between the Mojo Ad class and the Adzou class. I’m more interested in the Mojo Ad class because the other one seems to be more researched based. He said that the Mojo Ad class really allows students to be creative and work …

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J2150U Blog #7 Digitized Media

This week’s lecture was about how media gets digitized. Our guest speaker discussed HTML5, gamification and augmented reality. I learned that HTML5 is a language for structuring and presenting content for the Internet. It is the 5th development and is still undergoing changes. The goal of it is to improve language with support for the …

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J2150U Blog #6- Strategic Communication

I found today’s lecture to be especially interesting because it was focused on strategic communication. I got my e-mail of acceptance yesterday and was thrilled we were going to be discussing it in lecture! Mark Swanson spoke a lot about the ethics of advertising. The four main advertising methods that were discussed were: Appeal to …

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