News Writing (EL 227)


29 August 2005

Welcome to ''News Writing''

Welcome to EL 227, "News Writing"

The course website is located at http://blogs.setonhill.edu/DennisJerz/EL227. I will update the site periodically, so the printout I gave you is only for your convenience today. The page you will want to consult most frequently is the outline (which lists all assigned readings and the due dates for major assignments).

Your first homework involves watching a local TV news broadcast tomorrow evening or tomorrow night, and reading a printed copy of the Greensburg Trubine-Review. (While I'm listing the homework as being due on August 31, please note that the assignment asks you to do the work on August 30.)

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Key Concepts

News
Writing
Truth
Accuracy
Clarity
Timeliness
Relevance
Comprehensiveness
Proportionality
Objectivity
(Bias)
Transparency
(Advocacy)
Independence
Gate-keeping
Interactivity


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EL 227 Homework Reminder

I was happy to see all of you (some of you for the first time) in class this morning. I look forward to a stimulating class.

You can find the course website by clicking this link:

http://blogs.setonhill.edu/DennisJerz/EL227

The easiest way to use the course website is to begin with the "Outline"

http://blogs.setonhill.edu/DennisJerz/EL227/outline/

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