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Week 6 — Feb. 20 & 22

In Class: –Art of story hunting –How to pitch stories for this class (Using XY And what’s interesting… test) –Equipment check-out –Verification assignment review —Video Teams for #WhyJournalism In Class Assignment –Intro to Being 12 video series –Equipment check-out –Video … Continue reading

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Week 5 — Feb. 13 & 15

In Class: –Art of story hunting –How to pitch stories for this class (Using XY And what’s interesting… test) –How/where to post your post-event coverage of Assignment I: Event –Verification as Journalism –In-Class assignment on Verification (Worth 1 point) –Equipment check-out –Verification … Continue reading

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Week 4 — Feb. 6 & 8

–Art of story hunting –How to pitch stories for this class (Using XY And what’s interesting… test) -Assignment I: Event pitches –Which media element/platform is best for your story? –Assignment I: Event Workflow – What to do and how to … Continue reading

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Curation Example: Trump, The NFL, and What It Means For His Approval Ratings

Last fall President Trump decided to weigh in on the growing number of NFL players taking a knee in peaceful protest of social injustices across the country. It got very contentious and intense, politically as well as socially. And President … Continue reading

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Week 3 — Jan. 30 & Feb 1

-Finishing in-class Digital First exercise –Art of story hunting –How to pitch stories for this class (Using XY And what’s interesting… test) -Assignment I: Event pitches –Which media element/platform is best for your story? –Assignment I: Event Workflow – What … Continue reading

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Digital First Football Workflow In-Class Discussion

Who is the audience for this football story? Who cares? -Students, staff, faculty -Alumni -Scouts for players/teams -Parents of players/students -Residents of Glassboro -Opposing team (players, fans, parents) -General readers of the publication/website/newspaper How do you reach this audience? Where … Continue reading

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Week 2 — Jan. 23 & 25

In Class: –Evan Smith Review –Ethics review —Discussion: What does digital-first look like at BillyPenn.com? –Lecture and activity: Establishing a digital-first workflow (continued) –Assignment 1: Event overview Workflow due TBD Assignments: For Tuesday: -Explore BillyPenn.com, a local, digital-only publication and OJA finalist … Continue reading

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