Class schedule

(Note: this schedule is subject to change!)

June 5          Introductions, class overview, questionnaire

June 12        Story ideas; background research and sourcing; interviewing

June 19        Digital archiving; blogs and Twitter

June 26        Writing across media forms; news vs. feature writing; industry trends

July 3            Blogs, Twitter and other new media tools

July 10          Video editing; mobile journalism

July 17          Social networking and freelancing

July 24          Portfolio presentations, critiques


  • American Homecomings piece or NPR piece   (due by July 20)
  • Work journal   (post every week on the D2L site)
  • Class blog    (post at least two times on the class WordPress blog)
  • Online portfolio    (post on your own site – due by July 26)

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