- Goals of class
- Turning homework into published clips
- Grading, editing
- Use of WordPress
- Importance of original reporting and news content
- Finding the “truth” in age of information overload
- Who is your audience? Who are you writing for?
- Toughest thing about writing? What do you think?
Writing is easy: All you do is sit staring at a blank sheet of paper until drops of blood form on your forehead.
– Gene Fowler, American journalist and biographer, 1890-1960