Reporting and Writing for Online Media
Tuesday, Sept. 18
Read and Review Chapter 3 "Generating and Focusing Story Ideas"
Elements of a Digital Story
Online News and Games
Lab Assignment: Developing Story Ideas for first reporting project
Thursday, Sept. 20
Read and Review Chapter 4 "Web Resources and Databases"
Lab Assignment: Focus further and reporting project and begin to develop both online sources and other sources
Tuesday, Sept. 25
Read and Review Chapter 5 "Sources and Interviewing"
Lab: Begin to develop questions and set up interviews for reporting project
Further develop other elements of first reporting projects
Thursday, Sept. 27
Work day for project teams
Final plans for reporting projects due
Tuesday, Oct. 2
Read and Review Chapter 6 "Online Writing Styles"
Lab: In-class writing assignment
Thursday, Oct. 4
Read and Review Chapter 7 "Hooking and Keeping Readers"
Tuesday, Oct. 9
Read and Review Chapter 8 "Revving up Your Writing"
Work individually and in groups on reporting project stories
Thursday, Oct. 11
Journalism Day at CSU
Tuesday, Oct. 16
Read and Review Chapter 9 "The Last Minute(s)"
Lab: Work day on reporting projects
Thursday, Oct. 18
Fine tune stories and other information for reporting projects, which are due at 11:40 a.m.
Metal history: ONE man's take
4 years ago