Monday, August 25, 2008

Class Schedule Weeks 1-3

Introduction to Class and Blogging
Monday, Aug. 25
Course Introduction
Why Online Journalism is Different and Why You Should Care (PP)

Wednesday, Aug. 27
Before Class: Read Introduction and Chapters 1 and 2 from Briggs
Journalistic Blogging (PP)

Lab: Exercises from Chapters 1 and 2

Wednesday, Sept. 3
Before Class: Read Chapter 5: How to Blog
Prepare Blog Beat Coverage Plan
Lab: Set up and Begin Blogging

Convergence, Citizen Journalism and the Business of Online Journalism
Monday, Sept. 8
Class: Lecture and Discussion of reading “State of the News Media: Online Journalism”
Review First Blog Entries and Revise

Wednesday, Sept. 10
Readings for Class: Chapters 3 and 7 of Briggs
Lab: Begin First Audio Lab Project “Classmate Interview with Photo”