Monthly Archives: January 2018

Week 3 — Jan. 30 and Feb. 1

In Class: -Finish ethics quiz -Start setting up your blog in class –Common types of blog posts -Discuss previous students’ feedback on how to succeed in this class –Grading –Blogging basics Assignments: -Read Slate (news blog of the week) –Blog Set Up and Post 1 (Introduction) … Continue reading

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Week 2 — Jan. 23 & 25

In Class: —Discuss highlights from the OJ1 Hall of Fame –Grading –Assignments —You will pitch your beat for the semester. –Feedback from previous students –Blogging basics –Ethics quiz: Permission, waivers, plagiarism, copyright, fair use and Creative Commons Assignments: -Read JournalismNext Chapter 1 – … Continue reading

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Week 1

In Class: -Introductions –Course overview –Grading –Assignments –Equipment -What are we talking about when we talk about journalism? What makes online journalism unique? -Thinking about your beat for the semester. Assignments: -Browse this list of previous student blogs from Online Journalism 1 and come to class ready … Continue reading

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Picking A Beat For The Semester

For this class, I am asking you to take a journalistic approach to blogging which has been called “beat blogging.”

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Welcome To Online Journalism—Spring 2018

COURSE DESCRIPTION: This course examines the online news landscape. Students learn which principles of traditional journalism can and should be applied to the web, and what makes online journalism unique. Students gain this knowledge through reading assignments, class discussion and … Continue reading

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