Week 1

-Course introduction and overview
-Equipment
-Unique aspects of online journalism
-Why has the Internet wreaked havoc on the news business?
-Picking your beat for the semester

Assignments:
-Browse the list of winners of the 2011 Online News Association Awards
Come to class ready to talk about one particular entry.
-Read “Out of Print” by Eric Alterman, New Yorker Magazine
-Read JournalismNext – Forward (p.xiv to xix)
-Read JournalismNext – Intro (p. 1-8)
-Start thinking about your beat

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