Monthly Archives: January 2014

Blogging 101 in Thursday’s #JOU3109 lecture helps you get ready to create your own blog

Blogging 101 will be the focus of lecture on Thursday, Jan. 30, as you prepare to create your own blog that can be part of your professional portfolio. We’ll discuss your blog “pitch” that is due as homework for Lab … Continue reading

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Homework news story provides practice for deadline news writing in #JOU3109 Lab 4

Lab 4 will provide more practice with writing news stories on deadline. You will write two police-beat stories based on information you are provided in lab. As homework, write a one-page news story based on the information provided in this … Continue reading

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Be ready for #JOU3109 lecture — bring pencil for Quiz 1, Alligator and AP Stylebook

What’s in store for Thursday’s lecture? Taking Quiz 1 over Chapters 1 (Changing Concepts of News) and 2 (The Basic News Story) in Writing and Reporting News. Please bring your own pencil. Analyzing news stories in The Alligator — looking … Continue reading

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Now that you have a résumé, take your résumé to the next level by creating a LinkedIn profile. Creating an account is free, and having a LinkedIn profile adds to your positive online presence. Thanks to former Multimedia Writing students … Continue reading

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Read Chaps. 1 and 2 to be ready for Quiz 1 in #JOU3109 lecture on Thursday, Jan. 23

Quiz 1 will be on Thursday, Jan. 23, during the first 15 minutes of lecture. Please bring a pencil with an eraser. The quiz will be 10 items based on Chaps. 1 (Changing Concepts of News) and 2 (The Basic … Continue reading

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