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Week 12 — Apr. 10 & 12

In Class: —On Tuesday you will pitch your Issue Story and work on your outline for breaking down an issue story. –Thursday will be a work day for either your Explanatory Feature  or your Issue Story. If you have a rough … Continue reading

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Issue Story Teams

Here are the Issue Story teams for Spring 2018: Team 1—Matteo, Maria, Olivia, James Team 2—Amanda, Dylann, Sharayla, West Team 3—Jessica, Lance, Leon, Andrew Team 4—Jaryd, Anthony, Taylor, Danielle  

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Week 11 — Apr. 3 & 5

In Class: –Assignment 3: Explanatory Feature overview -Assignment 3 brainstorming and in-class work –Topical Reporting or Issue Story overview Assignments: -Explanatory feature due Thursday, April 12 -Read A River of Booze for Thursday, April 5 -Explore the examples of Explanatory Journalism and … Continue reading

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Week 10—March 27 & 29

In class: –Intro to Explanatory Journalism —Mid-semester check-in and Assignment 2 participation —Check out these hilarious and informative explanatory videos about Columbus Day, the sinister reason weed is illegal, and the truth about the infamous McDonald’s coffee lawsuit. —A fun … Continue reading

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Week 9 — March 20 & 22

In class: —Check out these hilarious and informative explanatory videos about Columbus Day, the sinister reason weed is illegal, and the truth about the infamous McDonald’s coffee lawsuit. —A fun way of using Legos to explain a Tampa Bay bridge … Continue reading

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Some Standout #WhyJournalism Videos

Here, in no particular order, are some excellent samples of last month’s #WhyJournalism in-class video project:

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Week 8 — March 6 & 8

In Class: –Assignment 2: On the Street Video overview —Invisible Man vs. Hawkman: What can you learn from this that you can apply to Assignment 2? —Pitch Assignment 2 in class Assignments: -Due In Class  – Communicate with your teammate and … Continue reading

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