Data Management While Editing

Data management is a very important aspect of editing because if you haven’t properly organized your files or paid attention to where your files are being saved, then it can cause issues while editing. Here is a list of guidelines I follow when creating a new editing project.

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We need to make News a Loss Leader

“If somehow we could take the profit motive out of journalism the incredible influence of money on our legislators would be countered with truth and real information amongst the citizenry. If journalist could uninhibitedly report facts without spin or bias, consumers and voters could make informed decisions.”

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Experiencing Media: From a Student's Perspective 

“The assignment that I have enjoyed the most is creating and editing videos because I get to express my thoughts and ideas when producing the videos. It gives me satisfaction to see the finished products when they are uploaded to AOC’s social media pages and website so others can see the work that I have produced.”

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Advanced Podcatching

“Last week we talked about finding the elusive podcast in the wilds of search engine results. That is a fine way to find podcasts, but what if I told you that there were special tools (podcatching apps) you can use to not only find podcasts, but automatically deliver them to you wherever you are to listen to whenever you want to listen?”

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Podcast or Radio?

“Even though it seems like everyone is making or listening to podcasts and almost everyone has at least heard a radio show, when I talk to people about creating audio content a surprising number don’t really know the difference between the two formats. I understand the confusion; at a glance the two things look very similar and often radio shows are also podcasts. “

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A Producer's Perspective

“Regardless of the mechanisms you use to get the job done, your job as a producer is multi-tiered. It’s your responsibility to make sure that you select good content that can be used for promotional purposes. In doing so, remember that the interview itself remains on time, on topic, and that relevant questions are posed in an order that flows systematically with the narrative.”

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“The Greatness of A Culture can be Found in its Festivals” Siddharth Katragadda

"I always enjoy filming festival performances from the stage! Not only do you get to experience the bands' energy up close and personal, but you get a bird's eye view of all the lively action happening in the crowd."

Christy Tracie ~ Education Coordinator

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We’re not having the right discussions

“Friction isn’t generated by stating our goals, but by invoking the "fear of change" our respective methodologies for achieving these goals represent. Most of our societal goals are uncontroversial. The controversy arises from proposed policy specifics, policies which are likely to threaten the present revenue models of the ownership class.”

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Give every man thy ear, but few thy voice...

“If you are embedded in a social group where people are passionate, maybe about their vocation or some hyper-involving hobby, you may very well catch a similar bug. When those around us tend a garden, or have semi-yearly yard-sales to help clear clutter from their lives, or pick up an instrument for the first time, the likelihood is that we will mirror these positive paths.”

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Truth In Media: The Importance of Journalistic Integrity

“As society and technology move ever forward, this problem will not fade away. In fact, it may prove even more difficult to root out propaganda. Photoshop and doctored video can fool even the most internet savvy among us. All of this means that media literacy is more important now than ever before.”

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Acadiana: A rare and special place

“There are no people on Earth, no community, quite like Acadiana. Nobody else speaks french the way we do. Nobody else dances quite the way we do. Nobody else has the perspective that we do. And that is worth recording.”

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Reasons YOU should have a podcast on Cypress Street Radio

“It provides a mechanism for facilitating individuals, groups, and communities to tell their own diverse stories, share experiences, and become active creators and contributors of media. It’s essentially a platform to share content relevant to our community.”

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Adobe Premiere Pro vs. Final Cut Pro X: Which is Better?

“I will say that knowing how to edit in multiple programs is a benefit and helps, depending on the job. It still comes down to one aspect: No matter which software you use to edit, use it to the best of your ability to get the job done.”

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Voice-controlled teleprompter software is the wave of the future!

Yesterday one of those utilities that I love to see was introduced to me; on online teleprompter service, Telepromt.me, that is free of charge. There is one major difference between it and any other free prompter service: You control the prompter with you voice. I was skeptical, but I thought I would check it out. For science!

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