WK 2 28 Jan

Lecture / Q&A

Finding, vetting, evaluating, and incorporating evidence in a story. Developing sources. Public or private?

WK 2 Detail


  • Everyone makes one story pitch from assigned readings/screenings


  • Three students are "on the table" to pitch stories based on the assigned photos
  • Writing tutorial: what are the elements of an effective pitch? 


  • Read/watch next week's assigned material
  • Write a one-paragraph pitch for one of next week’s assigned stories
  • Using the "Homework & Tools" tab below, find and cite sources for the following data :
    • Most recent census data for your home county/parish: race, military service, income
    • Police shootings in your home state, 2019
    • Oil spills in Louisiana, 2019