Songhai Concepts

Media Literacy/Digital Archiving Instructor

Tuesday, May 19, 2009

High School TV Executives in Charge of Programming

Yesterday my Digital Archiving students became TV executives in charge of programming. That's right, high school students - freshmen, sophomores, juniors and seniors with the authority to create original news and entertainment program lineups for either daytime or prime time television. How did they do that? They did it very easily by creating an account at

Here is how Wikipedia describes hulu

After my students created their hulu accounts and decided on a three hour block of programs, they shared their original lineups on Twitter and embedded their five original episodes on their education blogs. offers over a dozen channels including news and information, food and leisure, action and adventure, drama, sports, family and music. Hulu is free and streams magically right across your screen. Hulu also offers full length movies! It's really easy to share content from hulu. With one mouse click you can share and post content to a number of social web sites including MySpace, Facebook, Twitter, and delicious. But the best part about hulu is being able to watch your favorite TV shows and movies on your cell phone, iPod, laptop or desktop computer whenever and wherever you like. Missed last week's seasons finale of 24? No problem go to and watch Jack Bauer and company over and over again. Everything the net has is yours.

Share video content to social networking sites quickly and easily.

H Songhai

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