Week 11 – April 4 and 6

In Class:
Quick review:
Part 2: Reporting an Issue Story
Part 3: Assembling an Issue Story
Part 4: How to Post Your Issue Story

-Assignment 4: Profile overview
Elements of a great profile
-Assignment 3 group work check in on Wednesday

Assignments:
Assignment 3: Issue due Friday, April 15. Get rolling on Assignment 3. Communicate with your group. Follow your plan for “8. Outline a concrete plan for reporting/assembling content.” You want to have some reporting/interviews accomplished by Wed. I will check in with each group to see what you have.

-Read Tips for making storytelling portraits (NPR)
-Read A handy guide to making awesome photos (NPR)
-Read How to find great pictures for your stories (NPR)
-Read News outlets left and right (and up, down, and center) are embracing virtual reality technology (NiemanLab)
-Read Virtual Reality: A New Way to Tell Stories (NYTimes)
-Read From Mike Oreskes: What We Talk About When We Talk About Virtual Reality(NPR)

-Check out a Google cardboard from me. Download NYTimes Virtual Reality app on your phone. Watch one or more of the following:

  • Smile More
  • 10 Shots Across the Border
  • The Contenders
  • Vigils in Paris
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