Investigative

Innovate Day Photo: A Picture is Worth a Thousand Words

Innovate Day Photo: A Picture is Worth a Thousand Words

  By Serbino Sandifer-Walker Innovate Day was an excellent experience for my journalism student. The activity, held Friday, Sept. 21, at Houston’s Discovery Green, was led by multimedia journalist and Texas Southern University graduate student Kenneth Ware, Jr. Students were required to use social media as a reporting tool.  The primary social network used was Twitter.  They used the ha... »

Kenneth Ware, Jr. Leads Students in an Innovate Day Assignment

Kenneth Ware, Jr. Leads Students in an Innovate Day Assignment

Kenneth Ware, Jr., chief social media correspondent, will lead Texas Southern University journalism students in an “Innovate Day” assignment at Houston’s Discovery Green today. See the Assignment (By Kenneth Ware, Jr.): There are a wide-variety of activities to participate in while visiting Discovery Green located at 1500 McKinney in the heart of Houston. Weekly, the park offers ... »

TI Talks New Projects, Politics, Olympics and Much More

TI Talks New Projects, Politics, Olympics and Much More

Entertainer and rapper T.I. is doing multiple projects to take his career to the next level.  BOSS-TV executive producer Mike Cap spoke to the rapper about his new projects, politics and the Olympics. Tweet »

‘Eastwooding’ Still Trending Days After RNC

‘Eastwooding’ Still Trending Days After RNC

When tough guy actor Clint Eastwood started talking to a chair at the Republican National Convention on August 30, Twitter lit-up. Days after his speech,  Eastwood or ‘Eastwooding’ as he’s being tagged on Twitter is still a trending topic on the microblogging network. Eastwood, who supports Gov. Mitt Romney’s bid for President, was pretending President Obama was sitting cen... »

Pastors pray at a community meeting held in Cleveland, Texas

Photo Essay of Cleveland, Texas

The Cleveland, Texas community is trying to heal from the sexual assault of an 11-year-old girl. Several prayer vigils have been held to bring the community together. This photo essay gives an inside view of Cleveland and the extraordinary efforts everyday citizens are taking to hold this rural East Texas town together. Tweet »

Let’s Power-up NBC’s Social Media Footprint

Let’s Power-up NBC’s Social Media Footprint

 Quick-5-Step-Twitter-Guide Social media is leaving its footprint all over the 2012 Olympic games. From Twitter and Facebook to Pinterest and more, millions, including the athletes, have joined the global chat on the 2012 competition in London. After studying NBC’s 2012 Olympic social media portfolio, I decided to develop a quick-5-step-Twitter-guide to help the network power-up its social media f... »

Social Media Correspondents at Work Covering the Community – Flickr

Social Media Correspondents at Work Covering the Community – Flickr

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The Digital Journalist: ‘It’s Like My Paintbrush’

The Digital Journalist: ‘It’s Like My Paintbrush’

Sandra Gonzalez of WGNO-TV in New Orleans, La. knows how to tell a story. The veteran journalist has been at it for two decades and can’t imagine doing anything else. Except one day, her TV boss came to her, gave her a camera and said go find the stories, alone. She was 43-years-old and she hasn’t looked back since because to Sandra being a digital journalist is not any old job. I moderated an NAB... »

Meograph Revolutionizes Storytelling with a Few Clicks

Meograph Revolutionizes Storytelling with a Few Clicks

  Imagine being able to tell a story in four dimensions on one media platform that includes Google maps, video, audio and photos. Misha Leybovich has created such a tool that he hopes will appeal to anyone who has a story to tell. Leybovich’s new enterprise is called Meograph and the geospatial data curation program goes public in early July. It allows users to incorporate audio, video, photo... »

Barbara Jordan High School Infographic

Barbara Jordan High School Infographic

By Erik Granados While Barbara Jordan High School (BJHS) remains a Recognized campus in Texas, its enrollment is on the decline.  This infographic shows how BJHS is changing.  See more about BJHS here. Tweet »

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