AGENDA – Senior Capstone – June 20, 2017

Capstone - Summer 2017

WHO: Reporters & Editors
WHEN: 9 am to 1 pm
WHERE: AC2 242

  1. Discussion of Syllabus
  2. Appointment of Editors
    1. Managing Editor
    2. City Editor
    3. Web/Social Media & Copy Editor
    4. Visuals Editor (still photography, video, visualizations)
  3. Creation of Reporter Teams
  4. Assign Topics for Project One
    1. State Courts Civil (including family and probate; Miami-Dade and Broward)
    2. State Courts Criminal (Miami-Dade and Broward)
    3. Federal Courts Civil/Bankruptcy (Florida Southern District)
    4. Federal Courts Criminal (Florida Southern District)
    5. State Appellate Courts (District Courts of Appeal/Florida Supreme Court)
    6. Miami-Dade & Broward Co. Property Records
    7. South Florida Non-profits (aka Guidestar lesson)
    8. Florida Business Records (aka the use of Sunbiz)
    9. Miami-Dade & Broward Campaign Finance Records (local candidates)
    10. Florida Campaign Finance records (state candidates)
    11. FEC (federal candidates)
    12. City of Miami (agendas, ethics commission, etc.)
    13. City of Fort Lauderdale (agendas, etc)
    14. Occupational Health & Safety (federal and state agencies, overlap)
    15. Firearms (state records, CCPs)
  5. Project Requirements / Due Dates
  1. Equipment Sign-Out (AC2 303)

Upcoming Deadlines

Editors: Wireframe of website due June 22 @ 9 am

Reporters: “About Us” bio and photo due to editors by June 22 @ 9 am

Next Class:

June 22 – Reporters optional (but must be avail by phone btwn 9 am and 1 pm). Editors mandatory. Meet at AC2 303 at 9 am.

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