Thursday, August 23, 2007

Class schedule through Sept. 13

Tuesday, Aug. 28

“State of the News Media 2007” Summary PowerPoint
Finish Viewing “News War” and Discuss

Thursday, Aug. 30

Before class: Read articles on convergence/Discuss/Quiz?
" 'New news' retrospective: Is online news reaching its potential?"

“Teaching the Future of Journalism”

"Go to the Web, Young Journalist"

“Hyper-Local Hero” by Chuck Salter

“Bloggers and Citizen Journalists” Summary PowerPoint

Tuesday, Sept. 4

Before class: Read/Discuss articles on Citizen Journalism/Blogs
“Your Guide to Citizen Journalism”

“The 11 Layers of Citizen Journalism”

"Just What is a Blog Anyway?"

“Amateur Hour: Journalism without Journalists” by Nicholas Lemann


“Journalistic Blogging” Summary PowerPoint

Begin Blogging after class

Thursday, Sept. 6

Review first blogging assignments/edit

Read and Discuss articles about Gannett Information Center concept:
From inside Gannett

From outside Gannett

Tuesday, Sept. 11

Road Trip to the Fort Collins Coloradoan,1300 Riverside Avenue
(If you need a ride, a couple of us will meet at the Collegian at 9:30 to carpool)

Meet with Local Editor Miles Blumhardt, reporter Jason Kosena and others to talk about the Gannett Information Center concept

Go to the front entrance and tell them you're with the CSU Online News and Journalism class, and they'll take you where you need to go.

Thursday, Sept. 13

Section Quiz about Convergence, Citizen Journalism and Blogs