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MCOM257 Weekly Update

February 19, 2018

Feb. 20-Feb. 22. No need to worry if you have been wondering about the Skills Practices for this week and last week. For  most skills practices, I collect and grade exercises and activities that we do in class. I have already graded and posted your grade for last Thursday’s fire news story. That was Skills Practice #2…. Read More ›

AP Style Weekly Tips

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AP Style Weekly Tips

MCOM257 Weekly Updates

Feb. 13-15. This week we will expand on our knowledge of the Five Ws and How for leads and begin writing complete news stories in inverted pyramid format. We will learn about AP Style and the AP Stylebook that are such a major part of journalistic writing. We will start to do AP style quizzes… Read More ›

Weekly update for MCOM257

Feb. 6-8. We had a great first week with some wonderful presentations about writing news leads. We’ll practice this new skill this week and expand upon it as we develop the leads into completed inverted pyramid structure style news stories. Our class activities will give students the opportunity to showcase and hone leadership skills this… Read More ›

Weekly Updates for MCOM257

Jan. 30-Feb 1. Welcome to our first week (Week 1) of Journalism/New Media 1 during the Spring semester 2018. On Tuesday, we will review the syllabus and discuss the behavioral guidelines that will govern our classroom. Your homework for Thursday is to answer these questions: What is a lead? How do you write a lead?… Read More ›

AP Style Weekly Tips

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