NM3211

Welcome to NM3211 News Reporting and Editing.

Here, I will provide updates on the required readings and preparations for lectures and lab classes, should there be additional sources to what I have put up on the IVLE system at NUS.

This is the lecture schedule for Semester 1, 2009/2010.

Aug 10: No lecture (public holiday)

Aug 17: Understanding the media
>> download the handouts for L1 in IVLE

Aug 24: Being the rookie reporter
>> download handouts for L2 in IVLE
>> Stovall Chapter 10

Aug 31: Writing for news
>> print out handouts for L3 in IVLE and bring to class
>> Stovall Chapter 3, 4, 5
>>AP Stylebook

Sept 7: Getting the story
(Group Assignment: group news blog site to be up and ready for populating with stories)

Sept 14: Covering an event
(Assignment A: covering an event)

(semester break)

Sept 28: Being on the beat

Oct 5: Breaking news

Oct 12: Reporting for new media I
Assignment B: New media news piece

Oct 19: Reporting for new media II

Oct 26: Writing the feature
Assignment C: Feature piece

Nov 2: Covering government and institutions
Group Assignment due: presentation

Nov 9: Future of news media

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