Timely Tips

This new feature of the CCMA website provides advice, instruction and behind-the-scenes looks at stories written by California collegiate journalists for its members. If you have an idea for a post to this page, please mail us at cacollegemedia@gmail.com.


A Snapshot of California Media Law – Three laws all California journalists should know

How to Produce Virtual-Reality Videos – A quick rundown of how to to produce, shoot and edit a 360 video — the first such tutorial aimed at multimedia journalists.

Pencil-Tapping Method – Slowing Down When You Edit is the Key to Cleaning Up Copy

Covering Religion, Faith and Belief – Stories Your Campus Needs Now (Or Needs Done Better)

How I Got the Story by Valerie Osler – One of the most controversial stories of the new semester at the Daily 49er was the saga of Jose Salazar, the ASI president at Cal State Long Beach who is also the first undocumented student to hold that office.