Nearly every semester I teach a basic news reporting class. For most of my students itâ€™s their first taste of being put through their paces and cranking out stories on deadline.
They do one article a week â€“ 350 words, at least one authoritative source, at least one additional source, a photo and a caption.
This keeps them hopping for about the first 11 weeks of the semester. So toward the end of the term, I like to shift gears a little bit and give them a book report. [Read more…] about Journalism Notes: Students go Gonzo for relativism