WK 10 17 Mar

IN-CLASS INTERVIEW: LOCAL NEWS

overview

We conduct the second of two interviews with distinguished journalists. This week's interview subject: Norman Robinson.


Afterwards, we'll discuss the interview's strengths and weaknesses and also how to do next week's assignment: three pitches for an original investigative story.

WK 10 DETAIL

INTERVIEW #2 ASSIGNMENTS

  • Students ask questions according to starting-question assignments (see feedback on interview questions you turned in).
  • After asking your starting question, you should feel free to follow up with whatever questions you think flow naturally from Mr. Robinson's responses.

WORKSHOP

  • Post-interview evaluation

HOMEWORK

  • Write three one-paragraph pitches for an article on an investigative topic.
  • Next week, you'll present these pitches to the class, who will give you feedback to help you choose your topic.
  • See "Homework Tools" tab at the bottom of this page for specific instructions about this assignment.