Wednesday, November 20, 2013

Women in Old School Journalism (Last Blog Post)

Read the linked article. Discuss what you find most interesting, surprising, or shocking about the conditions it describes and why. Your response is due by Sunday, Nov. 24, 4 p.m.

And a link to photos of newsboys, many by Jacob Riis:

Monday, November 18, 2013

Why We Were the Way We Were

Please read the article linked below. In a response due Wed., Nov. 20, by 4 p.m., describe how Smythe's explanation for how journalism operated in the era under examination differs from Streitmatter's.

Link to "Front Page"

Monday, November 4, 2013

Positives of the Internet

By Wed., Nov. 6, at 4 p.m., please post on the blog a link to a Web site or blog that to you illustrates the benefits of the Internet for either journalism or the culture at large. Be prepared to explain your example to the class on Thursday, Nov. 7.

The blog posts have been largely ignored by some of you, who are accumulating F's at an alarming rate. I have done what I can to motivate participation. The actual participation is your responsibility and, I suppose, choice.