Category Archives: Website Construction

Website Construction Groups

Editorial – copy editing, proofreading, assigning stories (5-10 people) Cameron Nick Reid Matt Paul Fred Aaron Dan Mark Posting Stories (2-3 people) Jack Ryan Facebook (2-3 people) Christina Mercedes Twitter (2-3 people) Mike Andy Kyle Allie Design -Logo and visual … Continue reading

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Critique of Delsea Drive Project, Part 1

LIKE -History/old photos -Good variety of locations -Good quality photos -Map COULD BE BETTER -Layout -Don’t like one column -More profiles -Get off campus -Photo collage on map page IDEAS FOR THIS SEMESTER -More Jersey! More fun! -Banner along top … Continue reading

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Five Website/Social Media Groups

Everyone will be assigned to one of the following groups (2-3 people per group). 1. Tumblr  – http://njsouthbound.tumblr.com/ 2. Twitter – @nj_southbound 3. Facebook – http://www.facebook.com/NJSouthbound 4. Website posting and maintenance – WordPress.org and GraphPaper Press 5. Editorial content – … Continue reading

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NJSouthbound Overview – Fall 2012

The Online Journalism 2 class will advance the website http://njsouthbound.com created by past classes. The basic premise will remain the same: to create a journalistic web site of multimedia stories (text, photos, audio, video, graphics) on issues and residents of … Continue reading

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Preparing Stories to Post Online

All stories submitted to the website must meet the following requirements. Before they are submitted, text should be printed out and proofread by the editorial team or others. Make sure it is read by at least two other people. When … Continue reading

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How to edit photos for assignments and website

1. Duplicate or Make a Copy 2. Open Image in Photoshop (or another program you are using) 3. Rotate, Crop and Color Adjust as needed 4. Set image size and resolution From Menu select Image>Image Size Set image resolution to … Continue reading

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Story idea brainstorming

Collectors and Buyers Computer Gamers Anime/Role Playing/Star Wars Geeks Atco Raceway Cowtown Rodeo Wing Bowl Skydiving School clubs Eagles Fanatics Ghost Hunters Devil Hunters Gambling Addicts Polar Bear Warrior Lab Parkour Pokemon Champ Shark Tank Sweet 16 Party Comic Con … Continue reading

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What’s the Theme for Spring 2012?

For Thursday, Jan 19 Come to class with two theme ideas for this semester’s edition of njsouthbound.com. Spend some time looking at the websites below. Pay attention to the themes and how the stories elaborate on each theme. Which theme(s) … Continue reading

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NJSouthbound Project Overview

The Online Journalism 2 class will advance the website http://njsouthbound.com created by past classes. The basic premise will remain the same: to create a journalistic web site of multimedia stories (text, photos, audio, video, graphics) on issues and residents of … Continue reading

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Overview of the NJSouthbound.com Website

The “Our House” website analogy: Land = Web Host Address = URL Foundation = MySQL Database Structure = Content Management System (WordPress.org) Style and Décor = WordPress Theme Amenities and Appliances = Plugins People who live there = Content People … Continue reading

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