—What do we talk about when we talk about journalism? And what makes Online Journalism unique?
—Discuss highlights from the OJ1 Hall of Fame
-You will pitch your beat for the semester.
–Feedback from previous students
–Ethics quiz: Permission, waivers, plagiarism, copyright, fair use and Creative Commons
-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
-Read HuffingtonPost.com. Why is this the most popular blog in the U.S.?
-Come to class with two or three beat blog ideas and be prepared to pitch the ideas to me individually in class. You will eventually email me your beat pitch.