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Final Deadlines for Spring 17 Semester

Monday, May 1 – Final Class Period –Course evaluation -Return quiz -Group work – Posting Assignment 4 and share it to my mbg.rowan email address. –Assignment 4: Issue Story is due at 11:59pm on May 1. Note: This is not a rough … Continue reading

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Assignment 3: Explanatory Feature review

My thoughts: Great variety of presentation and media Curation AND original reporting/content Visual > Text Required elements: Attribution, links, expert, logical structure Creativity Useful/Informative/Worth Sharing Your projects: What is the Value of Quarterbacks at #1 Pick in the 2010’s? Are you … Continue reading

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Issue Story Reporting Plan – Due at End of Class on Monday, April 17

Each group must send me an email answering the following questions for Assignment 4: Issue Story (Worth 1 point toward Assignment 4 grade) Due at the end of class on Monday, April 17 1. Clearly articulate the issue. What is … Continue reading

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Assignment 4: Issue Story

Worth 25 points  Reporting plan due Monday, April 17 Complete draft due Monday, May 1 Revised draft due on Monday, May 8 Groups: Team 1 – Ashleigh, Sarah, Robert, Summer Team 2 – Rhiannon, Cody, Kelley, Ellen Team 3 – … Continue reading

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Assignment 3: Explanatory Feature

Worth 15 points – solo project Deadlines: Question pitch due Wed, March 29 Rough draft due Wed, April 5 Project due Wed, April 12  11:59pm on Thursday, April 13 (No late work accepted) Post your assignment online and email me a … Continue reading

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How to Post and Turn in Assignment 2 Video

Export your video and post it to a public YouTube account. (See exporting instructions for Adobe Premiere and Final Cut X below.) Embed your video into a WordPress post or another website. Make sure it’s public. Write a compelling headline … Continue reading

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Assignment 2: On the Street Video – Spring 17

Due Friday, March 10 before you leave for Spring Break Worth 20 points. No late work accepted. Deadlines: -Question pitch due Monday, Feb. 27 in class -Rough cut due Monday, March 6 -Final cut due by Friday, March 10 before … Continue reading

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In-Class Assignment: #WhyJournalism video shooting and editing

Due Wednesday, Feb. 22 Worth 4 Participation points Shoot with your teammate – 1 point Each person must edit her/his own video – 3 points Background: http://tumblr.thefjp.org/post/18208165379/survey-says-why-journalism Download the assignment instructions (shooting and editing) Example of end product:

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In-Class Storify Assignment

Worth 2 Participation Points Storify is a tool for curation. See BillyPenn’s Storify on Pope visit to Philadelphia. The main goal of the assignment is to practice the key aspects of journalistic curation, including how to: Identify essential pieces information … Continue reading

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How/where to post your post-event coverage of Assignment I: Event

Cover your event before and during as you have planned out in your workflow. After the event, curate your coverage and summarize your engagement with the audience. Here is how to do it…

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