Week 4

In Class:
-Discuss Uwishunu (news blog of the week)
-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

Assignment:
Due Sunday, Feb. 15 by 10 p.m.:
Post 2: Aggregation Post  (25 points)
Post 3: Free Choice (25 points)

Reading:
-Read TechnicallyPhilly (news blog of the week)
-Read JournalismNext Chapter 3 – “Crowd-powered collaboration”
-Read JournalismNext Chap 10 – “Managing news as a conversation”

Looking ahead:
Post 4: Q & A with Photo will be due Sunday, Feb. 22 (50 points)

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