Tito Ambyo – Fact Checking Your Mother

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Tito Ambyo teaches Journalism Technologies for the Bachelor of Communication (Journalism) program at RMIT University, and in this recording he explains the second project in the course, Fact Check Your Mother. In the project people are required to produce a multi media web page, telling a story from their family history (this year on the topic of migration), demonstrating fact checking skills, … Read More

Digital identity for journalists

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Nobody knows who I am

As part of a project we have running with the journalism program, specifically around their international work placements in the 3rd year, we’ve been asked to present our thinking on managing a professional online identity. Professional online identity management Our best articulation of the idea to date is found in Leigh’s post: Online identity, workspaces and folios – a celebration of awareness An … Read More

Starting a project with Journalism – International internships

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A picture of a television news room

Andrea McLagan and I met with Alex Wake and Rilke Muir from Journalism to discuss a project aimed at improving the preparedness of journalism students embarking on their international internships. Internships are a fundamental aspect of the Journalism degree and some students spend most of their time out on internship (local and international). The international internships formally take place in … Read More