Curating Content: How to Aggregate Coverage

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December 04, 2014 Enroll Now
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Course Overview

Title:
Curating Content: How to Aggregate Coverage
Type:
Webinar
Cost:
$29.95
Originally Broadcast On:
December 04, 2014
Time Estimate:
One hour for the main presentation and questions. Sometimes presenters stay longer to answer additional questions from participants.

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Today’s audiences are bombarded with information from an ever-growing range of sources. Editors, acting as curators, collect and sort information for readers, helping to organize, sort and make sense of news on the Web.

This Webinar will help you understand how to serve readers better by providing you with the tools you need to curate content effectively.

What Will I Learn:
  • How to select and organize content
  • How to assess the quality of sources
  • How to provide context
  • How to link effectively
  • How to provide clear attribution
  • What pitfalls to avoid
Who Should Take this Course:

Editors, producers, reporters and all those who collect and sort information for readers, helping to organize, sort and make sense of news on the Web.

Course Instructor:

Sue Burzynski Bullard

Sue Burzynski Bullard teaches editing, reporting and multimedia classes. She joined the University of Nebraska-Lincoln faculty in August 2008 after a year as a visiting editor-in-residence at Michigan State University.

Before heading to the classroom, Sue held a variety of editing positions during 21 years at The Detroit News, including three years as managing editor. In that role, she was responsible for the day-to-day operation of the newsroom. She supervised nearly 300 journalists and helped to integrate print and online newsrooms.

Training Partner:

ACES: The Society for Editing

ACES: The Society for Editing is a nonprofit education and membership organization working toward the advancement of copy editors. Its aim is to provide solutions to editing problems, training and a place to discuss common issues.

The organization is an international members’ alliance of editors working at newspapers, magazines, websites, traditional media outlets and Fortune 500 companies, as well as freelance editors, students and professors. It is an organization built on the advocacy of editing as a craft vital to clear writing and reader advocacy.

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