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Mediacamp Blogging: Social Media Practicum (Beginner)

Friday, November 1, 2013 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Blogging: Social Media Practicum
Friday, 11/1, 1-4pm. Register here.
Instructor: Sandeep Junnarkar
This workshop takes academic attendees through the basic steps of establishing a blog — an online space to highlight their research and accomplishments. We’ll consider the merits of various free plug-and-play blogging platforms like WordPress.com and Tumblr. While each has its merits, we’ll delve into WordPress.com during this session, including the following skills:

  • Creating a WordPress.com account
  • Writing a post, title and excerpt for each entry
  • Uploading and/or embedding media (photographs and PDFs)
  • Hyperlinking to your work
  • Changing design themes
  • Updating or editing posts

Fall MediaCamp Workshops

This Fall, JustPublics@365 is continuing to offer its MediaCamp Workshops in partnership with the CUNY Graduate School of Journalism (J-School).

The MediaCamp Workshops are skills-building sessions for intellectuals who want to combine research and digital media for the public good.  All sessions are FREE and open to anyone from CUNY or another institution or organization who would like to attend. There is no limit to the number of workshops for which you can register. However, workshops fill up quickly and there are often waiting lists, so sign up soon! All events take place at the CUNY J-School, 219 W. 40th Street, New York, NY, 10018.


Friday, November 1, 2013
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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Prof. Polly Thistlethwaite is CUNY's Interim University Dean for Library Services.