Assignment I: Multimedia Beat Note

Due Thursday, Feb. 7 at beginning of class
Worth 5 points (No late work accepted)

Go somewhere to Route 47. Spend some time. Explore. Take photos. Talk to some people. Start coming up with some story ideas or ways to approach the semester’s topic.

Specific requirements:

1. Take 40 photos along Route 47 (worth 1 point)
Aim to get:
-10 wide angle shots
-10 medium shots
-10 close ups
-10 extreme close ups

2. Interview and photograph three people (3 points)
Go somewhere on Route 47 and find some people to talk to. You must go off campus and talk to people who aren’t connected to Rowan. Introduce yourself. Explain the class project. Ask two questions: “Who are you?” and “Why are you here?” You can ask these two questions in anyway that seems best. The goal is to have them describe something about themselves and their job or life.

Take notes. Get full names. Take a photo of each.

For each person, get:
-Portrait
-Full name, age, occupation, and exact location (address if possible)
-A word for word quote.

3. Three story ideas (worth 1 point)
Your story ideas can come from research, other news stories, social media, flyers, bulletin boards, events, things you overhear, a way to localize a national story, or something about the past.

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