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JRN 360 Week 1 Individual Assignment Effective Delivery of Major News Story

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Write a 350-word blog entry in which you identify which medium (video, audio, written content, photographs, etc.) you feel would be best for telling each story, and explain why. Choose more than one medium for each story. Include sources and URLs for all news items cited. Write this story as a news item using AP style. Write two 200- to 300-word blog entries in AP style for each story. Write two APA-style paragraphs, one for each story, in which you do the following: Identify five major dissemination channels (TV, radio, print, social media), and explain how the story might be told in each channel. Identify two examples from existing news outlets where the story is being told effectively in multiple forms of media. Answer the following questions: Which media dissemination channels will you choose? Why? Why does the story work in the examples that you found? Publish your AP-style blog entries on PhoenixConnectsm. Ensure to invite your faculty member to your PHX Connect site. Submit your APA-style paragraphs to your facilitator. ================================ JRN 360 Week 2 Individual Assignment Media Ethics

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You are a daily news reporter and have been assigned to cover a news story which you may select on your own based on current events. Write a 700-word summary in which you answer the following: What story are you telling? Which media dissemination channels will you choose? Why? What information are you highlighting? Why? Which number in the sequence will your story appear on TV and in an online story rundown? How did you come to this conclusion? What is the focus of your follow-up story for the next day? Prepare the story using three forms of media: blog, audio, or video; Twitter; and either video or print graphics. Submit your summary with links to each of your stories. =============================== JRN 360 Week 2 Individual Assignment Usefulness of Twitter for Journalists

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Usefulness of Twitter for Journalists Through the remaining weeks of this course, you will function as a mini new-media newsroom. Write a 700- to 1,050-word essay that explains what it means to, as a journalist, 1) report, 2) engage, and 3) publish written work on Twitter. Include specific examples and answer the following questions: Should Twitter be considered a viable source of receiving news, or is Twitter only good for following pop culture? What is the intent of journalist contributors on Twitter?


Include the following in your essay: Discuss how Twitter has influenced the news landscape (both hard news and features), where it works best, and where it may not work as well. Identify two specific news stories that illustrate the usefulness of Twitter for disseminating news stories, and two stories that may not work as well in the Twitter format. Explain why. Format your essay consistent with APA guidelines. ================================ JRN 360 Week 3 Individual Assignment Blog Writing and Promotion

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Resource: Connectsm blog Your story on the stand your ground law was very effective. You conducted news gathering including research, data gathering, and interviews to prepare your story. Your blog entry was well done. You included the following: A 2- to 4-sentence summary of your blog entry to be used on the main section of a website. A 160-character tweet for your blog entry, which includes a shortened link to your story. A short intro to your blog entry to be read on radio or TV. You also included one paragraph explaining which media outlets are the most appropriate for your story. You also included at least two multimedia elements, such as graphs, photos, video, or interview. ============================= JRN 360 Week 4 Individual Assignment Blog Comments


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Analyze a current blog entry from an outside source, including all associated comments. Write a 200- to 300-word APA-style paragraph on how the comments enhanced or advanced the story. Did any comments have a negative impact? If so, how? Which comments were most effective? Write your own comment on each of the blog entries from the Week Your comments should be at least 2 or 3 sentences and should be thoughtful, substantive, and advance the conversation or discussion. Write 2 to 3 paragraphs explaining how the comments either enhanced, advanced, or negatively affected the story. Which comments were most effective? Why? Submit your paragraph and summary to your facilitator. Include a link to the blog you analyzed. =============================== JRN 360 Week 4 Individual Assignment Perspectives

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Write a 300- to 500-word AP-style opinion piece about the blog entry you created in Week Three. Write a 350-word APA-style essay discussing how your opinion piece is different from your original blog entry. Discuss the differences


between straight news and opinion, the dangers of blurring the lines between the two, and ways to ensure the line remains clear. Determine the appropriate medium for each article. Post your opinion piece to your PhoenixConnectsm blog and submit links to the faculty-created discussion forum. =============================== JRN 360 Week 5 Individual Assignment Multimedia News Strategy

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Choose whether to write a feature article, opinion piece, or breaking news piece. Engage in story gathering. Identify your story, research it (including data, graphs, and interviews), identify your target audience, and decide which three methods of dissemination you will use and which two forms of media you will use to tell your story. Prepare your story using two forms of media and within the following parameters. Blog: 200–400 words Video: 60–90 seconds Audio: 45–60 seconds Photo essay: 45–75 seconds Post your completed projects to three appropriate social networks or online outlets, and submit your links to your facilitator. ==============================

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For more classes visit www.snaptutorial.com Write a 350-word blog entry in which you identify which medium (video, audio, written content,...

JRN 360 Technology levels--snaptutorial.com  

For more classes visit www.snaptutorial.com Write a 350-word blog entry in which you identify which medium (video, audio, written content,...

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