Week 1 (12/2): Intro to News Conference

Reporters and editors put their heads together. Picture: 13winds/Flickr/CC


Welcome to News Conference

Journalism is a series of team efforts that results in the reader, listener or viewer being alerted, informed or entertained by a story.

“If you take out the team in teamwork, it’s just work. Now who wants that?” ― fantasy and science fiction novelist Matthew Woodring Stover

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Week 1 (10/2): How to Research

Good ideas make great audio. Photo: Jonathan Powell/CC/Flickr


Welcome to Audio and Video Stories 😃

This semester you’ll complete an assessment with two parts:

Part 1: You will research, write, record, and edit an audio feature or podcast
Part 2: You will research, write, video, and edit a video story

For both there are certain criteria you will have to include in order to achieve a satisfactory result.

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Week 13 (10/11): Researching a news story

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Research your topic

When writing a news article you need to research the topic extensively. To have a credible, well written, well-structured article, you have to know the topic well. Still it’s a lot trickier than you might think finding the right information, ensuring its factual.

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