Assignment – Due Monday, Jan. 26

Journalism Workshop 340 students: News Report #1 – Spring 2015

Poynter’s News Sense: The Building Blocks of News

Complete the online Poynter.org course.

Create a free account with Poynter.org’s News University

  1. Sign up for News Sense: The Building Blocks of News
  2. Complete the course – do all sections
  3. Email the course report to me, tcanino@sierranevada.edu

Journalism Workshop 440 students (Kelly):News Report #1 – Kelly : Spring 2015

Poynter’s Writer’s Workbench: 50 Tools You Can Use

Complete the online Poynter.org course.

Create a free account with Poynter.org’s News University

  1. Sign up for Writer’s Workbench: 50 Tools You Can Use
  2. Complete the course – do the Nuts & Bolts section
  3. Take a couple of newspapers, including your own stories and do the Workshop items at the end of each lesson that require a story evaluation
  4. Email the course report to me, tcanino@sierranevada.edu and turn in your marked up newspapers

Newspaper reading:

Assignment: Print out any news/feature story you are interested in reading and comment on the following.

Article:

Newspaper/website & Edition Date:

Which news values does this story contain? Explain why.

Impact

Immediacy

Proximity

Prominence

Novelty

Conflict

Emotions

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