Monthly Archives: June 2010

Looks can be deceiving

Hey, sorry about that.. I had some links that weren’t working. Figured it out. Fixed it. Look again and you will now find all the documents you need for this class (so far). Please read the introduction to Journalism Next … Continue reading

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The accuracy checklist

I mentioned in the first meeting today of the general assignment beat how important it is to make sure (when getting the spelling of someone’s name over the phone in particular) that we are hearing accurately. A “p” sounds a … Continue reading

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Day One for Summer II

If you’re signed up for the second summer session, then this is the first day of seven very important weeks in your journalism education. You are a reporter, as of today. So open your eyes, your ears and your mind … Continue reading

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Time (and a place) to think

When I became the “instructor of record” for the reporting class several years ago, I started a Blackboard site for 4450/7450 because it was much encouraged within the university. Blackboard is a great tool for instructors and students — especially … Continue reading

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