Class on Monday, April 1

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

Instructions:

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.

Expectations:

• 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 

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