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MCOM356 Weekly Update

February 19, 2018

  Feb. 20-Feb.22. No need to worry if you have been wondering about the Feature Skills #1 assignment due Tuesday, Feb. 20. For ┬áskills assignments such as this, I often use exercises and activities that we do in class. Some student grades for FS#1 have already been posted because they came from the small group… Read More ›

Weekly Update for MCOM356

Feb 13-15. Your practice Feature Story #1 is due to be submitted on Blackboard by midnight Feb. 12. Remember to arrive early on Tuesday to turn in your rubric that goes with it. We’ll continue our discussion of Anecdotes, Action and Angles on Tuesday as we talk as a class about the feature articles that… Read More ›

Weekly Updates for MCOM356

Feb. 6-8, 2018. This week we will explore Lynsey Addario’s memoir, “It’s What I Do” for a glimpse of her interviewing techniques and her inspiration for reporting. Please be sure that you have finished reading the assigned chapters before class on Tuesday. Remember to be a strong participant in the activity. Daily participation along with… Read More ›

Weekly Updates for MCOM356

┬áJan 30-Feb 1, 2018. Welcome to our first week (Week 1) of Feature Writing during the Spring semester 2018. When you arrive on Tuesday, you will become a reporter on the Features Desk of Baltimore Watchdog, our department’s online newspaper. This is a professional operation and I am the Features Editor. When you report and… Read More ›