One of the first questions I sought to answer when I stepped into my journalism class was this: What do journalists do? I filmed a short introduction video, saying I would use this blog as a way to tell the world what a journalist does and what being a journalist is really like. So, I spent the semester exploring… Continue reading What Do Journalists Do?
Final next Thursday: bring labor of love (printed) to class @ 10:00 News V. PR “Journalism is printing what someone else does not want printed: everything else is public relations.” –George Orwell Shane Moreland — News director at Channel 7; has a lot of experience; came & talked to us in class Only profession protected… Continue reading Thursday, April 28, 2016
Reading more Labors of Love today Do not do undercover work in the profession – ask permission; camera is known to the speaker Depends on the situation, though; if it’s on the street/public NOTES: Emma – Hudson Teacher Make sure people know who a quote is from Don’t use the word things numbers under 10… Continue reading Tuesday, April 26, 2016
Thirty-nine studio albums, five soundtrack albums, four live albums, five compilation albums, seventeen video albums, and twelve extended plays — this sort of accomplishment does not happen to just anyone. The announcement of Prince Rogers Nelson’s death broke the hearts of many who grew up hearing and enjoying his music. His style, perseverance, and talent brought him much… Continue reading Prince – A Legacy
Watched a story about an 11-year old girl who was abducted on her way to school. She was held captive for 18 years. Jaycee Dugard. Gave birth to 2 daughters while being held captive. Never knew her biological father – mother raised her on her own; Carl Probyn was her stepfather. Mother and daughter had… Continue reading Tuesday, March 29, 2016
Our Final: writing an essay about a summary of what we’ve done this semester: What do journalists do, and why? **Print out hard copy of Ride Along for next tuesday! Notes: First Piece: Essential Oils – Casey headline shouldn’t be too academic – “sexier” quotes; descriptive language If writing about Iowa, do not need to… Continue reading Thursday, April 21, 2016
Interviewing classmates about their Labor of Love; 5-min interview Using the new live feed video tool on Facebook; didn’t work for me because of WiFi problems Ask about challenges, what you learned, etc. VIDEO HERE: Read article about girl who filmed a rape didn’t call 911, took an unsolicited picture of her, girl was being… Continue reading Tuesday, April 19, 2016