In Class: Story Hunting and Story Pitching
-Bring equipment on Thursday (camera and recorder)
-Invitations to ruoj2roughdraft.wordpress.com
–News judgment, accuracy, ethics and law review
–Lecture: The art of story hunting
-Reading review of Blumberg: Evaluating story ideas
–Multimedia reporting checklist
-Smartphone multimedia reporting tips (review):
Thursday: In class photo and audio assignment (Worth 5 quiz points)
–Quiz 1 on reading and anything covered in class on Tues., Sept. 15.
-Read Family Beat: Stories We Tell Around the Kitchen Table
-Watch Ira Glass on Storytelling Part 2 and Part 3
-Read Alex Blumberg on the XY “And what’s interesting…” story pitch approach
-Start working on Assignment 1: Beat Note due Thurs., Sept 17.