Internet privacy and nuts and bolts

Today we will:

  • Discuss the beheading of American journalist Steven Sotloff and the spread of nude celebrity photos over the weekend
  • Talk about Assignment 1 — Explainer
  • Review some writing basics based on your room pieces

News round up

Explainers Examples

Ideas for explainers

  1. What is UB 2020?
  2. What is UB Finish in 4?
  3. What is the plan for the Medical Campus?
  4. What’s happening with fracking in NY state?
  5. What is happening at UB Engineering’s Earthquake Simulation Facility?
  6. How polluted is Lake Erie?
  7. What are the problems with the Scajaquada Creek?
  8. What happens to the brain when someone is beheaded?
  9. What’s a concussion?
  10. What is Bitcoin?
  11. How do eating contests work?
  12. How safe are e-cigs?
  13. What are the biggest issues in Internet privacy?

Homework:

Reading for Tuesday Field Guide, forward, editors’ notes cha 1-2, Zinsser chs 1-3

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