Monthly Archives: November 2011

What’s Left

Only two and a half weeks to go. But there are still 490 points (out of 1000) left. Post 13 and 14 (Free choice) = 60 points Blog Presentations – Mon, Dec. 5 and Wed, Dec. 7 = 15 points Final … Continue reading

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Week 13 Assignments

Post 13 (free choice) due at 8 p.m. on Saturday Come up with a final project idea and start making contacts/reporting Blog presentations next week

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Blog Presentations

Day 1 – Monday, Dec. 5 Ana Shawn Ashley Kaitlyn Erin Taylor Catherine Cameron Mike S. Amanda Day 2 – Wednesday, Dec. 7 Tracy Shannon Brianna Paul Christian Matt John Kelly Angela Joycel Each student will have about 5 minutes … Continue reading

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Web Video

Web videos … combine the power of audio and visuals. Best for action and opinion. Examples: A pro: -New Jersey residents cross state lines to get raw milk A student: -Barefoot runners in Pitman Requirements of the assignment: -maximum of 2 … Continue reading

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Final Project—Fall 2011

Must be posted by 4:45 p.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 14 Worth 200 points – No late work accepted. Create a final project – a substantial feature story – for your blog. It should demonstrate what you have learned over the course … Continue reading

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Photos and Audio Clip

Photos and audio…make a story more vivid by adding strong visuals and allowing the audience to hear the voice person being interviewed. Examples: A pro: -NYTimes.com used photos and audio to flesh out a story about common health problems facing truck … Continue reading

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Audio Slide Show

  Audio slide shows… enhance traditional news photo essay by synching an audio track of interviews, natural sound effects, and/or narration.   Examples: The pros: -See Los Angeles Times series pop.u.LA.tion   A student: -Take a tour of Lucy the Elephant in Margate   Requirements … Continue reading

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