Week 5 – Quiz reflection

After my poor result last week, I was glad to get 100% on my first attempt at this week’s quiz. I found it easy because I’m normally quite good at picking grammar mistakes in other people’s writing. I did have to spend a little time going over the last question before I chose an answer. At…

Week 5 – I love a good read

Inquiry: Find a social media site aligned with my interests My biggest interest besides travel is reading. I am a bookaholic and own over 500 books (and counting). One of the most popular social networking sites for anything to do with books is Goodreads. Goodreads is a giant library which allows authors to create book profiles of…

Week 5 – How the heck do I use Storify?

Practical: Establish a Storify account I’m a little embarrassed to admit that I found it difficult to set up a Storify account. However, I knew I had to persevere as the ability to develop and convey messages using multiple social media platforms is now a requisite skill for journalists (Whitaker, Ramsey & Smith 2012, p.…