In Class: Get Rolling
-“Journalists today have to be Swiss Army knives” – Advice from Texas Tribune co-founder, CEO, and editor-in-chief Evan Smith.
–Reading and Online Journalism Awards
–Assignments and Grading
–Equipment and hosting
—Spend at least 30 minutes exploring the entries in your OJA finalists category. Pick one you want to discuss. Answer these questions and be prepared to share them with your classmates (Orally. You do not have to write anything down.)
-What is the topic/story?
-What is the news organization? What is the niche/mission?
-Why is this award-worthy? What do they do? How do they do it?
–Download the Online Journalism II syllabus (pdf) if you want a hard copy.
-Start getting equipment together.