J321 C Class 8 Discussion_Writing and Designing for the Web

J321 C Class 8 Discussion_Writing and Designing for the Web...

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Click to edit Master subtitle style  10/2/11 Andrea Kurth Chris Medina Jordan Bagel Writing and Designing for the Web
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 10/2/11 What do you think? What makes a good website? How does online journalism establish credibility? What do you as a reader look for in an online news  story?
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 10/2/11 Tips for Designing for the Web Don’t use image backgrounds, it takes longer to load  and is amateur. Minimize clicking. Include a way to get to the homepage on every page. Include a menu on every page. Don’t use pop-ups. No line of text should be more than 650 pixels.
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 10/2/11 Tips for writing on the web Be interesting Have fresh content and frequent activity Get to the point. Brevity is key.
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Unformatted text preview: Use a separate paragraph for each idea. Highlight text (bold or color) for scannability. Use hyperlinks to connect to previous stories or sources. Use objective language because people are skeptical of the web. 10/2/11 Tips for Journalism for the Web Use keywords in headlines. Place images in between text in order to make a story visual. Use appropriate multimedia. Use graphics other than just photographs. Use a clean design in your website. Sometimes too much information is overload. 10/2/11 Good Examples of Online Journalism UT Shooter Incident Libyan fighters...
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This note was uploaded on 10/02/2011 for the course J 321 C taught by Professor Gil de zuniga during the Fall '11 term at University of Texas at Austin.

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