Week 3 – Feb. 1 and 3

In class:
-Get access to ruoj2roughdraft.wordpress.com
-More about Assignment 1: Event (Examples: Fishtown Street Food Festival and Madonna in AC)
Quiz #1 reading and lectures on Wednesday. It will cover any reading and lectures posted here dating back to Week 1. It will also cover:
Lecture: The art of story hunting
How to pitch a story for this class (the “XY And what’s interesting test”)
-Watch Ira Glass on Storytelling Part 2 and Part 3
Pitch for Assignment 1 due on Wednesday. Once it’s approved you can start working on your workflow.

Reading:
-How AJ+ reported from Baltimore using only mobile phones (Poynter)
-Read How to grow a social media community from scratch (NPR)
-Read Get a Twitter habit: 5 things to do every day until it sticks (NPR)
-Read How to tell powerful narratives on Instagram (Nieman Storyboard)
-Read Here’s how 6 news orgs are thinking about the chat app (Nieman Lab)

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