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
—For Monday, choose a story from the 2016 Online Journalism Awards finalists. Spend at least 30 minutes exploring the entries in your OJA finalists category. Pick one you want to discuss in class. 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?
Choose One From Your Assigned Category:
BREAKING NEWS—MEDIUM AND LARGE:
PLANNED NEWS/EVENTS—Small Medium and Large
EXPLANATORY REPORTING—Medium abd Large
TOPICAL REPORTING—Medium and Large
SPORTS—Medium and Large
FEATURE—Small, Medium, Large
PRO-AM STUDENT AWARD