Monthly Archives: February 2016

Week 5

In Class: –The internet IS reality: What you do online matters -Take a look at each other’s blogs and give feedback –Writing leads –Intro to simple web analytics –Social media and journalism –Examples of Solid Q&A posts -Tips on conducting good interviews … Continue reading

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Week 4

In Class: -Discuss Renegade Mothering (news blog of the week) -Grading rubric or What I’m looking for in a blog post –Tips for writing for the web –Linking like a journalist –Tags and Categories —So, how should we feel about headlines and clickability? –Writing … Continue reading

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Blog Setup And Post 1: Introduction

Blog Set Up and Post 1 (45 points) due Sunday, Feb. 14 at 10 p.m. Follow the step-by-step instructions for setting up your blog. Each student blog must have the following elements: Specific, focused and accessible beat pitched on time (10 points) Compelling, … Continue reading

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Week 3

In Class: -Start setting up your blog in class -Discuss HuffingtonPost.com. Why is this the most popular blog in the U.S.? –Common types of blog posts -Discuss previous students’ feedback on how to succeed in this class Assignments: -Read Uwishunu (news blog of the week) … Continue reading

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