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Documentary, Rabble Tablet, Tyee Tablet

Snapshots of Opening Day

Chloe Berge, right, and Nida Siddiqui do some research on the Tyee for their tablet project.

Chloe Berge, right, and Nida Siddiqui do some research on the Tyee for their tablet project.

Our first class consisted of splitting into group to tackle our various projects and fumbling our way towards some sort of understanding is what we’re supposed to be doing. Here’s  some shots from the first day and a break down of the groups. Don’t forget to head over to our photostream, to see more photos of our process.

Rabble Tablet Group

This group is responsible for tackling content from the best of Rabble.ca and turning it into an interactive tablet read using Apple’s iBook Author. It consists of

Jacob Kuehn familiarizes himself with the iPad.

Jacob Kuehn familiarizes himself with the iPad.

Karl New
Marlene Leung
Lisa Laventure
Aaron Rathbone
Devon Murphy
Matt Dusenbury
Jacob Kuehn
Patrick Callan
Liz Bernier

The Tyee Tablet Group

Like the Rabble group, these folks will be turning some of the Tyee‘s top content into tablet-based, interactive content using iBook Author. This project is powered by
Doris Wang
Mila Petkovic
Nida Siddiqui
Chloe Berge
Zara McAllister
Gillian Wheatley
Kaleigh Rogers
Nanette Van Doorn
Ariana Wardak

The Class-work Aggregators

These three groups are responsible for turning our own journalism into web-based content idealized for the online medium and group together as a larger journalism project. Because of the amount of work being done by 41 journalists, this task was broken into the following three groups, who will be forming our work based on themes they’ve chosen.

Group 1

Instructor Wayne MacPhail, centre, explains the project to the aggregation groups

Instructor Wayne MacPhail, centre, explains the project to the aggregation groups

Jenn James
Jenny Kent
Leia Smoudianis
Meaghan Moroz
Ashley Carter

Group 2
Arden Dier
Drew Crawford
Billy Courtice
Ciaran Ryan
Eric Clement
Susie Hill

Group 3
Brohan Moore
Scott Kennedy
Phil Parsons
Jonathan Crichley
Irani Seecharan

Documentary Group

That’s us! We’re here to log all we’re going through in the class, and keep the outside world updated on what the class is up to as we build these projects. We are
Greg Colgan
Alaa Yassin
Sarolta Saskiw
Jennifer Shenouda
Dan Rankin
Paul Owen

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We're members of the University of Western Ontario's master of arts in journalism program. Our blog represents a common theme in stories through our third term.

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