Write a short pitch for a story about COVID, or the aftermath of Hurricane Ida.
Consult: How to Write A Pitch on this website.
The pitch is due September 14 at 5 p.m.
The story is due September 21 at 5 p.m.
You can start to report and write the story as soon as the pitch is approved.
Find two examples of a news story written in the inverted pyramid style. And two examples written the opposite way with a small detail first.
If you need a refresher look at https://ccnyintroductiontojournalism.com/2021/08/31/reporting-basics-2/
Review the Who, What, When, Where, Why and How and look at the inverted pyramid and the pyramid.
Just bring these to class and we’ll look at them together.
Here’s the link for the class and if it’s too confusing, we’ll go back to using the recurring meeting link.
Topic: Introduction to Journalism Time: Sep 9, 2021 02:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)
Join Zoom Meeting
Due: Tuesday, February 9 at 5 p.m.
Read, watch and listen to the news.
Check the AP app. It will help you with the weekly news quiz.
Write a 300-word essay to answer the following questions:
Who am I?
Where am I from?
Where am I going?
Include a selfie or photo to illustrate your About Me.
Deadline: Tuesday, February 9 at 5 p.m.
Find out and write down the names of your city council member, assembly member, state senator, mayor, county executive, U.S. senators, U.S. representative, the police commissioner.
Find out the number of New York City council members and U.S. representatives to Congress. How many representatives does New York State have? New York City?
Bring the information to class.