FAQs

What will I learn at newspapers2 in 2018?

During the four days of newspapers2 from July 30-Aug. 2 this is what you can expect to learn from each of our seven sessions and a beginning advisers session—choose the one that will help you command or perfect a special skill set.

Journalistic Writing

  • Writing Leads
  • Interviewing Skills
  • Crafting the Perfect Little Story
  • The Art of Storytelling
  • 488907: the California Student Rights Law
  • AP Style
  • Feature and Profiles
  • Sports Writing
  • How to Find Good Campus Stories
  • Team Writing Assignment for The Viking, LBCC’s first edition

EICs Only

  • Leadership Challenges
  • 488907: the California Student Rights Law
  • Editorial Writing
  • Editing a Professional Publication
  • AP Style
  • Creating a Publications Family on Your Staff
  • Fact Checking
  • Editing the Team Writing Assignment for
  • The Viking, LBCCʼs first edition
  • InDesign and ReDesign
  • Principals of Newspaper Design
  • Why White Space is Your Friend
  • Typography and Color
  • Engaging Readers with Page Design
  • Graphics and Sidebars
  • Style Sheets, Libraries and Templates
  • Photoshop, Photography and Prepress
  • Designing for Social Media and Its Devices
  • 488907: the California Student Rights Law

Video/Broadcast Journalism

  • Critiquing Campus Social Media Presence
  • Interviewing Skills for Storytelling
  • Video Experiences
  • Editing and Creating B-Rolls
  • 488907: the California Student Rights Law
  • Organizing the Staff
  • Equipment
  • Team Editing
  • Editing and Publishing for newspapers2online.com

Online Journalism

  • Storytelling through social media
  • Blogging
  • Twitter, Instagram and Facebook
  • 488907: the California Student Rights Law
  • Being the campus “go to” for news
  • Using all the social media tools
  • Setting up websites using SNO (School News Online) platform
  • ”Branding” your publication

Photography

  • Camera Handling and Equipment Care
  • Downloading photos and content management
  • Storytelling with Photos
  • Photo Essays
  • Shooting angles, Lines and Shapes
  • 488907: the California Student Rights Law
  • Photoshop Techniques
  • Editing for Press and Online
  • Ethics in Photojournalism
  • Photography for The Viking, LBCCʼs first edition

Advisers

  • Day 1 (Monday): Journalistic Writing
  • Day 2 (Tuesday): Editors Roundtable and Media Law
  • Day 3: (Wednesday): Advisers Roundtable and/or hands on experience with InDesign, Photography, Video/Broadcast Journalism or Online Journalism sessions
  • Day 4 (Thursday): Advisers Roundtable with emphasis on curriculum, classroom management and publication production