Questions: How do you conduct an informative interview? What are best practices for recording, editing and publishing audio material? What tools can you use?
Read: Mark Briggs, “Chapter 6: Making Audio Journalism Visible.” Journalism Next.
- Denise Lu. “The Beginner’s Guide to SoundCloud.” Mashable. 10 Nov. 2013,
- “Getting Started with Audacity.”
- David Taylor, “Audacity: Complete Tutorial for Beginners.
- UC Berkley Grad School of Journalism, Advanced Media Institute Tutorials. “Audacity.”
Skills Workshop: Conducting and recording an Interview; Using “Recorder” (or other software for capture); Using Audacity (or other) for editing; Using SoundCloud for uploading
Blog Post: See the Course Blog or Slack for this week’s prompt; due before class today (3/14), but note that this one will require some extra effort. Start early! No commenting required, but do share your playlists and discuss as prep for the interviews.