Category: JOU 3300 – Fall 2017

Post Irma deadlines

JOU 3300 - Fall 2017

Due to the hurricane, the following deadlines have been extended. In addition, we will not have a formal class meeting Sept. 18 so you can catch up. 

  • You need to have a total of 20 sources in under your tab for your beat. You also need to email me a selfie with something related to your beat in the background. This is due Sept. 18 at 11:59 pm
  • The NewsU module “Fundamentals of Editing” is due Sept. 18 at 11:59 pm
  • And your pitches for the first article are due Sept. 20 at 3 pm 

Week of Sept. 4 Homework/Notes

JOU 3300 - Fall 2017

Because many of you may be helping your family and friends prepare for the coming storm, I’m extending the deadlines for items due this week. However, please work ahead as it may be dangerous to be wandering about South Florida after Thursday or even before. Do not put yourself in danger. Here are the updated deadlines: 

Field Work

  • You need to have a total of 20 sources in under your tab for your beat. You also need to email me a selfie with something related to your beat in the background. This is due Sept. 8 at 6 pm (extended from Sept. 6)
  • The NewsU module “Fundamentals of Editing” is due Sept. 8 at 3 pm (extended from Sept. 6)
  • And your pitches for the first article are due Sept. 11 at 3 pm (same deadline as before)

Beat List — JOU 3300

JOU 3300 - Fall 2017

Fabienne – The Black Beat

Maria – Publications/Bookstores

Janel – Corrections

Jesse – Transportation

Yoska – Healthcare

Elizabeth – Hispanics

Amanda — ??

Danielle — ??

Clementina — ??

Natalie — Arts & Culture

Syllabus and List of Deadlines — JOU 3300

JOU 3300 - Fall 2017

Here’s the master list of deadlines for the semester for this class. In addition, I’ve attached a copy of the syllabus. Let’s have a great semester! Syllabus – Fall 2017 – JOU 3300 [PDF]

List of Deadlines/Deliverables

 All work must be submitted on a Word document to daevans@fiu.edu with your name and the assignment both in the file of the document and in the document itself. (E.g. “Dan Evans – Story Pitch #1”)

Date/Time                                Assignment

Aug. 30 at 3 pm                      NewsU.org – Fact Check

Aug. 30 at 3 pm                      Business Card Assignment

In-field (No class meetings) Sept. 4/6

Sept. 6 at 6 pm                       Source List/Selfie Assignment

Sept. 6 at 3 pm                        NewsU.org – Fundamentals of Editing

Sept. 11 at 3 pm                      Story Pitches for First Article

In-field (No class meetings) Sept. 18/20

Sept. 25 at 3 pm                      First Article Due (pre-edit)

Oct. 2 at 3 pm                          First Article Due (post-edit)

Oct. 4 at 3 pm                          Story Pitches for Second Article

Oct. 11 at 3 pm                        NewsU.org – Alternative Story Forms

In-field (No class meetings) Oct. 9/11

Oct. 16 at 3 pm                        Second Article Due (pre-edit)

Oct. 23 at 3 pm                        Second Article Due (post-edit)

Oct. 25 at 3 pm                        Story Pitches for Third Article

Nov. 1 at 3 pm                         NewsU.org – Plagiarism and Fabrication

In-field (No class meetings) Oct. 30 / Nov. 1

Nov. 6 at 3 pm                        Third Article Due (pre-edit)

Nov. 13 at 3 pm                      Third Article Due (post-edit)

Nov. 15 at 3 pm                      Story Pitches for Final Article

In-field (No class meetings) Nov. 20/22

Nov. 27 at 3 pm                      Final Article Due (pre-edit)

Dec. 8 at 2 pm                         Final Article Due (post-edit)