News Writing — Where does it appear and how do I do it?

Today we will:

  • Discuss news of the day
  • Hear three news checks
  • Discuss Assignment 2 — News story
  • Discuss first class speaker (Tuesday, Sept. 23)
  • Work on quote and note taking and framing a story

Announcements:

  • NO CLASS SEPT. 25 — the assignment on the speaker will be due Tues. Sept. 30
  • Recording of speaker is fine
  • I can meet Monday 11:30-1:30 in my office with anyone who needs help with Explainer

News of the day

News stories

Andrew Berry video of Harvard Big 10

Homework:

  • Due Tuesday: Assignment 1 Final Draft
  • Read up on speaker — read the abstract handed out in class. Email me if you were absent and I will send it to you. Be prepared with at least five questions. Turn in your typed questions at the end of the class.
  • Think about Assignment 2 draft 1 news story (due 10/2)
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