Monthly Archives: January 2016

Thursday’s #JOU3109 lecture — blogging, profile focus, news-feature style

We’ll take on three topics in Thursday’s lecture. Creating your own WordPress blog that will be a part of your professional portfolio. I’ll continue to discussion about the blogging assignment that Mr. Shumate began in Tuesday’s lecture. Check out the … Continue reading

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Check @RJIFuturesLab video & Chap 12 for trends for online and mobile news delivery — prepare for #JOU3109 assignments

Online Journalism (and how that concept is changing) was a topic I briefly discussed in lecture on Thursday. The phase of Online Journalism where we are today – mobile – is an important factor not only for news organizations but … Continue reading

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News writing: Check What’s Happening for #JOU3109 Lab 3 extra-credit and homework story info

For Labs 3, 4 and 5, you’re going to be writing news stories on deadline. As we discussed in lecture, learning to write news stories helps you develop a number of useful writing skills — even if you don’t plan … Continue reading

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Be sure to read Chaps. 1 & 2 to get ready for #JOU3109 Lab 3 and for Quiz 1 on Jan. 21

Quiz 1 will be held during class on Thursday, Jan. 21. The quiz will be 10 multiple-choice items from Chapters 1 and 2 in “Writing and Reporting News.” You could be asked to select the correct definition of a term … Continue reading

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Intro to news writing & AP style in Thursday’s #JOU3109 lecture help you prepare for Lab 3

In lecture on Thursday, we’ll move into the first media-writing style for the semester — writing a news story. Even though many of you don’t aspire to be reporters who write news, learning how to write this style can help … Continue reading

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