Week 4

In-Class:
-Checking in on student blog list
-Highlighting a few aspects of WordPress.com’s CMS
-Grading rubric or What I’m looking for in a blog post
Common types of blog posts
Tips for writing for the web
Linking like a journalist
Tags and Categories
Writing headlines for web and mobile
Leads

Assignments:
-Read NPR’s CodeSwitch (news blog of the week) – Try to find one post that makes your own personal “code switch” – meaning it challenges how you have thought about race or ethnicity with a new insight or perspective.
-Read JournalismNext Chapter 3 – “Crowd-powered collaboration”
-Read JournalismNext Chap 10 – “Managing news as a conversation”
Post 2: Aggregation and Post 3: Free Choice due by Sept. 28 at 10 p.m

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