Week 5

Bring your camera and chords on Wednesday.

Post 4: Q &A (text) with photo of subject. Due by 8:00 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 8
Requirements:

  • Find a relevant person with something to say about your topic. Aim high and have a back up.
  • Prepare your questions.
  • Do a Q & A by phone, in-person, email or online chat. Transcribe it. Edit it for grammar/spelling. Decide how much of it to run.
  • Write up a few sentence introduction. Who is the person? Why is she/he someone we should hear from? What does she/he have to say?
  • Bold your questions so it is easier to read.
  • Add hyperlinks to more background information.
  • Post a photo of your subject, preferably one you take yourself.
  • Write a descriptive, compelling headline with key words.
  • Five keyword tags.

Quiz 2 on Monday, October 10 covers:

-Read “Why I Blog” by Andrew Sullivan, The Atlantic Magazine
-Read JournalismNext Chapter 4 – Microblogging (p. 93-118)
-Read JournalismNext Chap 10 – Managing news as a conversation (p. 277-309)
-Read JournalismNext Chapter 3 – Crowd-powered collaboration (p. 68-92)
-Read JournalismNext Chap 11 – Building a digital audience for news (p. 310-334)
-Read “What I Learned in Joplin” by Brian Stelter at http://bit.ly/j5FRiK

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About Nick DiUlio

My name is Nick DiUlio, a freelance writer and editor from New Jersey. I have been passionate about the craft of writing since I was old enough to spell, and this love has led to a successful career in journalism and creative nonfiction. As a freelancer, I have covered a wide range of topics and personalities, as my published work has focused on everything from profiles of artists and important political figures to hard-news stories with both national and local appeal; from restaurant and beverage reviews to tips on fashion and finance; from health and wellness pieces to celebrity Q&A’s. My work has appeared in several local, regional and national publications—both in print and online—including Philadelphia Magazine, Slate.com, Miller-McCune, New Jersey Monthly, Eating Well, and Delaware Today. Additionally, I am the South Jersey Bureau Chief for New Jersey Monthly and an adjunct journalism professor at Rowan University. To be sure, the broadness of my body of work seems only to be matched by my boundless interest in almost every subject imaginable (except Warren Zevon). Check out some of my most recently published work here.
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