–Pitch your blog beat to me and get feedback. After we’ve talked you MUST email me your formal pitch by no later than Wednesday morning at 10 a.m.
-Start setting up your blog in class
-Discuss HuffingtonPost.com. Why is this the most popular blog in the U.S.?
–Ethics talk: Permission, waivers, plagiarism, copyright, fair use and Creative Commons
-Highlighting a few aspects of WordPress.com’s CMS
–Common types of blog posts
-Read Uwishunu (news blog of the week)
–Blog Set Up and Post 1 due Sunday, Sept. 20 at 10 p.m.
Catch up on reading:
-Read JournalismNext – Forward and Intro
-Read JournalismNext Chapter 1 – “We are all digital workers now,” but skip section on Web design
-Read JournalismNext Chapter 2 – “Blogging for better journalism”
-Read the Cyberjournalist.net’s Blogger Code of Ethics