Web Story & Headline :(Oil Spill) Mon. Aug. 1, due 3:45  For your first assignment, use this factsheet to write a 300-word story for the Web. Your story should have an SEO-friendly (yet still compelling) title and be written in a style that works for the Web. Post to your individual blog. (You will later be writing this story as an audio story).

QUIZ #1: Tues. Aug. 2 Deadline=9:00am. Ch. 1-3, assigned readings, lectures, news. Tues. Aug. 2, 5pm=send address to class T.A. (Build an individual blog site on

Photo Exercise: Wed. Aug. 3  Shoot photos; download; Crop, size,

Audio Editing: Thurs. Aug. 4, Deadline=3:45pm.  Gather Vox Pop and edit in Audacity.

QUIZ #2: Fri. Aug. 5 Deadline=9:00am. Ch. 4-6, assigned readings, lectures, news.

Audio-Photo Slideshow: Fri. Aug. 5 Deadline=5pm. Soundslides project on baseball using photos and audio located in class drop box in file named Photo/Audio story clips. Post to individual blog.

Audio Wrap: Sat. Aug. 6 Deadline=12:00pm.  Rewrite wrap (if needed), voice, edit digitally and post to individual blog no later than midnight, Saturday.

Video: Wed. Aug. 10 Deadline=11:00am.  Video is shot, edited and posted to individual blog.

QUIZ #3: Tues. Aug. 9 Deadline=9:00am.  Ch. 7,9,10, assigned readings, lectures, news.

Data Visualization: Fri. Aug. 12 Deadlines=TBD

 Oct. 28-29 Journalism Interactive Conference-University of Maryland


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