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Extra Resources
The following links are some helpful resources for students.

Writing
How to Make an "A" on Story Assignments
20 Most Common AP Style Mistakes Checklist
List of Prepositions
"Shitty First Drafts" by Anne Lamott

Social Media
Twitter Tips
Breaking News Checklist

Multimedia Journalism:
Videography, Photography, Slideshows
The Reporter's Guide to Multimedia Proficiency by Mindy McAdams
Advice for Multimedia Journalists by Adam Westbrook
Multimedia Resources by Tim McLaughlin
5 iPad Apps Journalists Should Try for Interviews by Ryan Lytle
Gathering Audio by MediaStorm
How to Make Audio Slideshows Better
Soundslides Manual
Audacity Manual
Final Cut Guide
How to Make Captions in YouTube
How to Add Subtitles Using Universal Subtitles

Slideshow Examples
All Fired Up by Duckrabbit (digital production company)
Oh Chute! by Jason McKibben (photographer)
A Life Pretty Full of Love by Kevin Wellenius (photographer)
Airsick by Lucas Oleniuk (photographer)
The Dragon Children: Ivy Wong by SBS (Australian media outlet)
A Year at War: The Battallion Leaves for Afghanistan by the New York Times
NPPA's Best of Photojournalism 2011 Feature Audio Slideshow Winners
NPPA's Best of Photojournalism 2011 News Audio Slideshow Winners
NPPA's Best of Photojournalism 2011 Sports Audio Slideshow Winners

The Signal PDF Archives
Downloadable PDF Files (PDF files of each issue you can download for your portfolios)

Miscellanea
Dropbox Quick Start Guide