HSI, Day 5: Interviewing Self-Reflection, Organizing Your Profile, & Using Quotes

Self-Reflection: Interview Day In a new blog post, I’d like you to reflect on your experiences from last week when you interviewed your partner. Please create a new blog post and answer these questions: Give a review of your interviewing … Continue reading “HSI, Day 5: Interviewing Self-Reflection, Organizing Your Profile, & Using Quotes”

HSI, Day 4: Ethics of Banning Books, Audio Gathering Tips, & Interview Day

Class Discussion: Ethics of Banning Books Our initial discussion today deals with commonly banned/challenged books. First, let’s look at a list of books that are commonly banned. As you can see, the reasons often deal with foul language, racism, sexually … Continue reading “HSI, Day 4: Ethics of Banning Books, Audio Gathering Tips, & Interview Day”

HSI, Day 3: Role & Impact of News Media, Interviewing Skills, & Audio

Class Discussion & Blog Post: The Responsibility and Role of the News Media Our opening discussion today involves critically thinking about the news media, which some of you may have done in your first blog post. Let’s consider these questions: … Continue reading “HSI, Day 3: Role & Impact of News Media, Interviewing Skills, & Audio”

HSI, Day 2: Online Identity, Partner Pair Up, Profile Basics, & Writing Questions

Blogging Workshop — Finish Blogging Workshop, if needed — Class Discussion & Blog Post: Your Online Identity Our first discussion topic today revolves around your online identity. Let’s write a quick blog post about these questions and discuss them as … Continue reading “HSI, Day 2: Online Identity, Partner Pair Up, Profile Basics, & Writing Questions”

COJO 3530, Week 8: Audio Reporting & Editing Tips From Students

As you begin your first audio project, please consider these tips from previous students of COJO 3530. During the audio interview, leave a brief pause after the interviewee finishes answering a question and before you begin your next question. Giving … Continue reading “COJO 3530, Week 8: Audio Reporting & Editing Tips From Students”

The Art & Science of Audio Reporting

Gathering audio that is clean, clear, and crisp is no easy task. This post outlines some hints for you to consider before you conduct audio interviews. It is developed from the hints listed on MediaStorm’s audio training page. Know Your … Continue reading “The Art & Science of Audio Reporting”