Week 3

In Class:
WordPress.com vs. WordPress.org
Blog set up

Assignments:
-News blog of the week: BuzzFeed – Here’s some background on the site. They set out to be the “first true social news organization – that is, an outfit built on the understanding that readers increasingly get and share their news on Twitter, Facebook, and other platforms.” Find one post you think is a good example of “combining traditional reporting and experimental methods of social distribution.” Come to class on Thursday, ready to talk about it.
-Catch up on book reading (Forward, Intro, Chapters 1 and 2)
Blog Set Up and Post 1 (Introduction) due by Sunday, Sept. 21 at 10 p.m. (Worth 40 points)

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