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Listen Up

I’m delighted to see that almost everyone is finished with audio projects. I was hoping that students would listen to one another’s work and leave comments on the blogs. So far this doesn’t seem to  have been happening. So I … Continue reading

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Time Running Out

At long last I have finally posted the details for activity and project 3. I feel that I’ve mentioned all the points covered in class. Please have a look at the details and let me know if there any questions. … Continue reading

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3/14 Class Plan

No Pie Chart today. Here’s how we will deal with Chapter 11 tonight. I’ve set up a storify page looking at several online news organizations’ packages for a big story in the American politics. With your group, compare two of … Continue reading

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Data Smog via Storify

I just discovered how to get a Storify collection into a wordpress.com site. The trick is to use the export feature instead of the embed feature. You will have to enter the URL and login details for your blog to … Continue reading

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Issuu Pages – Review Activity

I’m so happy to see how cool everyone’s pages look. For now, I’ve uploaded each of your PDF files to Issuu.com so they can be see online. I’ve also assigned each of you two articles to review on your blog. … Continue reading

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Audio Resources

As we dig into our audio feature assignment, I’d like to direct your attention to some great examples of radio journalism. First up will be a couple of different pieces featuring Kelly McEvers, a correspondant for National Public Radio (NPR). … Continue reading

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Best Designed Papers

A recent twitter tweet mentioned a blog post that names the 5 of the best designed papers in the world. It might be useful to look at the design and layout of some of the the award winning papers as … Continue reading

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February 8 – Pie Chart

Your quizzes have been marked and will be returned at the start of class. We will briefly go over the answers. Please check my math on the scoring, it’s possible I made a mistake and will make adjustments as necessary. … Continue reading

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1896: Newspaper Wars

The other evening in class I tried to find an article I’d recently read that featured the Yellow Kid graphic. Now I’ve found it and would like to direct your attention to 1896: Newspaper Wars. In addition to providing detail and … Continue reading

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February 6 – Pie Chart

I’m almost caught up. I’ve been able to provide annotated feedback to seven of you so far. My apologies to the final four. I hope to have this squared away before our next meeting. Tonight’s primary order of business will … Continue reading

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