Category Archives: How to

Articles, videos and slideshows on using software and creating visual projects.

Social media resources: Tumblr

Articles and how-to guides related to Tumblr. A journalist’s guide to using Tumblr A helpful beginner’s resource from Taylor Miller Thomas of the Poynter Institute.

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Advice on using Photoshop

How to Use Photoshop: The Ultimate Guide for the Design-Impaired Marketer A useful quick-hit guide to such tools as layers, colors, fonts, brushes, lasso, paint bucket, blending and other tools in Photoshop. From HubSpot.

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Tools for mobile phones

Mobile Reporting Field Guide A helpful guide (PDF) from the University of California, Berkeley. —————————————————– How to record calls on an iPhone —————————————————– Journalism.co.uk offers this guide, writing about tools such as Instant Call Recording, Call Trunk and ipadio. —————————————————–

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iPad tutorials

iPad How-tos A good collection of tutorials from MacLife.

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How to deliver audio content to mobile audiences

A good article from Mobile Media Toolkit that explores how news organizations are delivering audio content, and what you should consider when assessing your options.

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Video tips and advice

Knight Digital Media Center An excellent resource from the University of California, Berkeley. This links directly to the video tutorial, but the center has tutorials on many other topics. —————————————————————————————————————— Creator Hub Creator Hub was set up by YouTube to … Continue reading

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How to use census data in your journalistic work

Going Deep with Census Demographic and Economic Data Videos and Powerpoint presentations from a McCormick Foundation workshop at Arizona State University. The workshop was called “Going Deep with Census Demographic and Economic Data.” These are a few of the presentations: … Continue reading

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How to create a basic pie chart in Illustrator

Click below to start slideshow. How to create a basic pie chart in Illustrator

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How to send Google+ to Twitter

A service called ManageFlitter will send your public Google+ posts to your Twitter feed. LifeHacker explains how.

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