Post 2: Aggregation
News aggregation is a term used to describe human or computer generated collection and republishing of online information.
-Active way for reporters to do research on a subject. Learn what others are writing about and saying then share it.
-Provides a service to your audience. You do the work of finding and organizing the best information on your topic.
-Links out from your publication to others (which helps generate authority and traffic for your publication).
-Write a post that pulls together and organizes online information that is useful for your reader.
-Your post should include at least 5 hyperlinks.
-Upload a photo to add some artwork to the post. Take your own photo, follow fair use guidelines, or use Creative Commons image. Give photo credit in the caption.
Post 3 (Free Choice)
Create a blog post of your choosing. You pick the topic, the format, and the length of the post. It should be something your readers want to read this week.