-Course introduction and overview
-Unique aspects of online journalism
-Picking your beat for the semester
What is Online Journalism?
-Browse the list of finalists for the 2011 Online Journalism Awards. Pick at least five (5) sites that you have never visited. Find one you really like. Come to class ready to talk about it.
-Read “Out of Print” by Eric Alterman, New Yorker Magazine at http://bit.ly/BWm1
-Read JournalismNext – Forward (p.xiv to xix)
-Read JournalismNext – Intro (p. 1-8)