Category Archives: blog

Picking a Beat

For this class, I am asking you to take a particular approach to blogging which has been called “beat blogging.” Beatblogging.org defines the term as “any blog that sticks to a well-defined beat or coverage area, whether it is the … Continue reading

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What Do I Do With My Blog at the End of the Semester?

Whatever you plan to do with your blog in the future, please make sure it stays public until you get your final grade from the university. I need to be able to access it to complete your final grades. After … Continue reading

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Four Elements of Your Beat Pitch

In concrete and specific terms, your beat pitch must describe: 1. Topic, geographic location, or community you are going to cover 2. Title for your blog (should be compelling and descriptive) 3. One sentence catchphrase (should sum it up in … Continue reading

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Blogging Basics

A place to start: basics, blog lists, blog search engines, award-winning blogs, beat blogs, and some advice from JournalismNext.

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Blogging basics

A place to start: basics, blog lists, blog search engines, award-winning blogs, beat blogs, and some advice from JournalismNext

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Setting Up Your Blog Using WordPress.com

Set up your blog and get started. Here is how to begin…

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Picking Your Beat for the Semester

For this class, I am asking you to take a particular approach to blogging which has been called “beat blogging.” Beatblogging.org defines the term as “any blog that sticks to a well-defined beat or coverage area, whether it is the … Continue reading

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