Monthly Archives: April 2017

Press release assignment and press kit primer

Here is the prompt & the rubric for your press release assignment, due Thursday in MyClasses. Please read this article on press kits.¬†That will help get your ready for your final group project. Don’t forget to send me which organization … Continue reading

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No class Tuesday 

I forgot to mention it in class last week, but I will be out of town on Tuesday, so no class. Your press release assignment will be due Thursday.  Have a nice weekend!

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Press release examples

Here are several examples of press releases to help you think about your homework assignment: American Red Cross LA Marathon App SU Native American Heritage Month Here is the homework and the rubric/checklist due Thursday. Also, here is a template … Continue reading

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“Spotlight” analysis

A reminder that your one-page analysis of the movie “Spotlight” is due in MyClasses by the beginning of Tuesday’s class. Your charge is to answer one or both of these questions: Why did it take so long for the Boston … Continue reading

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Reading

Here is your reading I discussed in class today.

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In-class activity

For your in-class assignment: Read the news articles & come up with two tweets promoting each one Write one SEO and one teaser post Make sure each fits into 140 characters Use hashtags & @ symbols as much as possible … Continue reading

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Example for Project 1 assignment

In a conversation with one of your student colleagues about the Project 1 assignment, I was reminded of a feature I wrote for an event when I was at the paper in Jacksonville. Miraculously, it is still on the interwebs. … Continue reading

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