Journalism for the Web

What did you learn from Kristine Galloway, Reporter at the Wyoming Tribune Eagle? Back to learning how to write for the web… What Should I Do When I Interview Someone? First, realize that your interviews are essential to the story. Without … Continue reading “Journalism for the Web”

Remembering the Groundwork of Journalistic Writing

Web Writing Assignment First, let’s review the Blog Post 2 – Journalistic Web Story Today will we remember the groundwork — the basics — of journalism. All of you have some experience with these basics from COJO 2100 (Media Writing). It … Continue reading “Remembering the Groundwork of Journalistic Writing”

Here We Go! Multimedia Production!

Welcome! About Me About You Take this note card. Fill it out with: 1. Your name. 2. What you like to be called. 3. Your major. 4. The type of media content that you’re most excited to learn about and … Continue reading “Here We Go! Multimedia Production!”

Environmental Journalism & Science Writing Workshop at the Haub School

This summer, former Outside magazine editor Abe Streep is offering a four-week workshop on the ins and outs of environmental journalism and science writing. During the course, students will find, pitch, report and write a piece of narrative environmental journalism. Daily assignments … Continue reading “Environmental Journalism & Science Writing Workshop at the Haub School”

Narrative Magazine Writing Content

Narrative Magazine The Winter 2015 Story Contest is open to all writers, and all entries will be considered for publication. • $2,500 First Prize • $1,000 Second Prize • $500 Third Prize • Ten finalists receive $100 each See the … Continue reading “Narrative Magazine Writing Content”

Summer Journalism Institute at NYU

Summer Journalism at NYU provides both for an experience you won’t forget. We have a variety of classes for pre-college and college students, and one graduate multimedia production course. This summer we’ve added three new courses to our already diverse … Continue reading “Summer Journalism Institute at NYU”

Multimedia and Study Abroad Opportunities

If you are interested in multimedia and would like to study abroad, check out this program. There are opportunities in Ireland, Turkey, Italy, Israel, Spain, and more. Some of these opportunities sound like great experiences! Be sure you consult with … Continue reading “Multimedia and Study Abroad Opportunities”

Paid Journalism Internships

Many internships are unpaid. However, I want to direct your attention to some prestigious and paid internships offered by Dow Jones and The Wall Street Journal. The internships are in reporting, video, graphics, social media, and photography. Additionally, there are … Continue reading “Paid Journalism Internships”

Review of Newswriting, AP Style, Attribution and Commas

Common Errors The most common errors that students make with the journalistic web writing assignment deal with: (1) Newswriting, News Editing (e.g., AP Style), and Attribution, and (2) Commas. We will complete in-class assignments that are designed to test your … Continue reading “Review of Newswriting, AP Style, Attribution and Commas”

Thoughts on Your News Diets and About Pages

News Diet Suggestions Avoid complete news customization: Be careful not to go overboard on news customization (e.g., apps and aggregator websites that let you edit out stuff that you don’t want to see). Part of being a communication major is … Continue reading “Thoughts on Your News Diets and About Pages”

Story Idea for Blog Post 3: World War II Heart Mountain Internment Camp Prisoner

Phi Alpha Theta/History Club invites you to a talk by Sam Mihara, World War II Heart Mountain Internment Camp Prisoner. Mihara will speak on the story of his family, the rational for creating the camps, and important lessons learned from the … Continue reading “Story Idea for Blog Post 3: World War II Heart Mountain Internment Camp Prisoner”

Dow Jones & The Wall Street Journal Paid Internships

Many internships are unpaid. However, I want to direct your attention to some prestigious and paid internships offered by Dow Jones and The Wall Street Journal. The internships are in reporting, video, graphics, social media, and photography. Additionally, there are … Continue reading “Dow Jones & The Wall Street Journal Paid Internships”

HSI, Day 7: Ethics of Media Consumerism, Finish Profiles, Audio Editing, & SoundCloud Tutorial

Class Discussion & Blog Post For our class discussion today, we will focus on marketing, advertising, and consumerism. We will watch clips (“The Times They Are A-Changin’” and “The Science of Selling”) from a Frontline documentary about “The Persuaders”. You’ll … Continue reading “HSI, Day 7: Ethics of Media Consumerism, Finish Profiles, Audio Editing, & SoundCloud Tutorial”

HSI, Day 6: Media & Body Image, Profile Writing, & Audio Editing

Class Discussion & Blog Post: Media & Body Image Take a look at these magazines. Advertisements and media imagery plays on our insecurities to make money. The average female is 5’4 and 165 lbs, yet the average female model is … Continue reading “HSI, Day 6: Media & Body Image, Profile Writing, & Audio Editing”

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”