Class Links

Special Summer Edition! Monday, June 18

An example of DISengaged Journalism ūüôā

Where Was God in Aurora?

My definition of “engaged journalism

You’re going to see a lot more job postings like this one in the future!

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Class 14.1: Tuesday, May 1

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Class 13.1: Tuesday, April 24

Here is a website with data visualizations of NFL Combine numbers: https://www.mockdraftable.com/

And here are some tools to show how a team performed last season by position:

https://www.sharpfootballstats.com/play-selection—first-down-rate–off-.html

SPARQ scores can be used to compare athleticism of different prospects:

https://3sigmaathlete.com/

Lastly, the obvious site with every statistic imaginable from the last season:

https://www.pro-football-reference.com/

Class 10.1: Tuesday, April 3

  • Make sure your schedule accurately reflects your Spot News and Speed Team shifts. Double-check your specific shifts here: Spot News | Speed Teams
  • Group exercise: Evaluate your assigned project from 2017’s¬†Online Journalism Awards: EXCELLENCE AND INNOVATION IN VISUAL DIGITAL STORYTELLING (NYT, McClatchy, ProPublica/TxTribune) or EXCELLENCE IN IMMERSIVE STORYTELLING (FrontLine, NYT)

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Class 9.1: Tuesday, March 27

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Class 8.1: Tuesday, March 20

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Class 7.2: Thursday, March 8

Class 7.1: Tuesday, March 6

Class 6.2: Thursday, March 1

Happy (almost) Texas Independence Day!

Class 6.1: Tuesday, Feb. 27

Class 5.1: Tuesday, Feb. 20

Another extra credit opportunity: Emily Lawler of MLive (bio) began her coverage of the MSU scandal one year ago (see initial story here) and continues to follow its unfolding with implications for journalism, political and public affairs, and public relations. The CCPA Division is bringing Emily to campus on Thursday, March 1. She will speak at 5:30 pm in ULee 241 and will be available for Q&A until 7 pm.

Class 4.1: Tuesday, Feb. 13

An example of DISengaged Journalism ūüôā

Where Was God in Aurora?

My definition of “engaged journalism

You’re going to see a lot more job postings like this one in the future!

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Class 2.2: Thursday, Feb. 1

Our class Twitter list (also on the course blog homepage)

Your professor’s acts of journalism at Super Bowl XLV

L.A. Times example highlighting the difference between print headlines and Web headlines

EXAMPLE AGGREGATION STORIES

These curated* stories earned attention by:

* As opposed to traditional, reported stories.

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Class 2.1: Tuesday, Jan. 30

Why Twitter matters to your career, Part 1

Why Twitter matters to your career, Part 2

Why Twitter matters to your career, Part 3

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Class 1.2: Thursday, Jan. 25

The “Trash-80” — My first laptop as a journalist.

The Dallas Morning News’ online coverage of the “Miracle on the Hudson” ordeal empowered users with multiple options to experience the story on their own terms.

Why mobile is now my Fifth Pillar:

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Class 1.1: Tuesday, Jan. 23

10 basics today’s journalists need

My book — Engaged Journalism: Connecting With Digitally Empowered News Audiences

My fellowship blog — NewsBiz: Tracking Best Practices in the Business of Digital News

Where I¬†spent the 2013-14 academic¬†year — The Texas Tribune

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*** LINKS BELOW ARE OLD AND OUTDATED. PLEASE IGNORE THEM. ***

Class 10.1: Tuesday, Oct. 24 (2p class) and Thursday, Oct. 26 (11a class)

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Class 9.2: Thursday, Oct. 19

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Class 9.1: Tuesday, Oct. 17

Class 8.1: Thursday, Oct. 12

Class 6.1: Tuesday, Sept. 26

Class 5.1: Tuesday, Sept. 19

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Class 4.2: Thursday, Sept. 14

  • First aggregation story published! More to come.

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Class 4.1: Tuesday, Sept. 12

An example of DISengaged Journalism ūüôā

Where Was God in Aurora?

My definition of “engaged journalism

You’re going to see a lot more job postings like this one in the future!

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Class 3.2: Thursday, Sept. 7

Jay Rosen’s Ethic of the Link

The New York Times’ blogging standards

More niche blog examples by Digital Journalism students:

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Class 3.1: Tuesday, Sept. 5

Niche blog examples by Digital Journalism students

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Class 2.2: Thursday, Aug. 31

Our class Twitter list (also on the course blog homepage)

Your professor’s acts of journalism at Super Bowl XLV

L.A. Times example highlighting the difference between print headlines and Web headlines

SPEED TEAMS!

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Class 2.1: Tuesday, Aug. 29

NiemanLab: Snapchat reportedly has more daily users than Twitter. What does that mean for news?

Why Twitter matters to your career, Part 1

Why Twitter matters to your career, Part 2

Why Twitter matters to your career, Part 3

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Class 1.2: Thursday, Aug. 24

The “Trash-80” — My first laptop as a journalist.

The Dallas Morning News’ online coverage of the “Miracle on the Hudson” ordeal empowered users with multiple options to experience the story on their own terms.

Why mobile is now my Fifth Pillar:

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Class 1.1: Tuesday, Aug. 22

10 basics today’s journalists need

My book — Engaged Journalism: Connecting With Digitally Empowered News Audiences

My fellowship blog — NewsBiz: Tracking Best Practices in the Business of Digital News

Where I¬†spent the 2013-14 academic¬†year — The Texas Tribune

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*** LINKS BELOW ARE OLD AND OUTDATED. PLEASE IGNORE THEM. ***

DMN HSJDay: Wednesday, April 5

Final class: Thursday, Dec. 1

http://j.mp/batsellstop10

Defending the truth in an era of fake news

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