HAPPY APRIL FOOL’S DAY!
— Ely’s April Fool’s joke
— Review quiz + readings + headline assignment (Go over MN Data Practices act)
— Go over website/blogging assignment
— Art of Web Design short video + WordPress.com tutorial
— Wrap up work on InDesign layout
** Coffee shop day set for April 17 @ the Purple Onion in Dinkytown. Guest speaker will be Jamie Millard. 🙂
** Website/blogging assignment: 75 points
Create a blog with a theme of your choosing using a blogging platform like WordPress.com or Tumblr.com. If you’re a web wizard, feel free to create on from scratch, too.
• Make at least 18 posts on your blog by May 8.
• Demonstrate a use of social media (FB or Twitter) to promote the blog.
• Post photos, embed on map and at least one short video on the blog.
HOMEWORK for APRIL 3:
— Send me the URL for your blog
— Why it’s still a good time to be a young journalist
— Review at least three 2012 ONA award winners