WK 13 07 Apr

Rough drafts and fact-checking

Simeon Booker

overview

We workshop the rough drafts of everybody's articles and also learn how to fact-check them.


See "Homework & Tools" tab at the bottom of this page for specific instructions about fact-checking your article...Slack if you need help!


Finished, fact-checked articles are due by class time, Thursday, 4/21 (two weeks from now).

Lecture / Q&A

Fact-checking. What needs to be checked and why? How do you do it?

WK 13 DETAIL

SCREENINGS

  • This week, we workshop the rough drafts of everybody's articles:
    • Writers on the table wait to talk until all editors have finished
    • Editors should first consider: what is the writer's intention?
    • Editors should point out the strongest aspects of each article
    • Editors should point out elements of each article that are unclear or distracting

HOMEWORK

  • Finish and fact-check your articles
  • See "Homework Tools" tab at bottom of this page for specific instructions about fact-checking
  • Finished, fact-checked articles are due by class time, Thursday, 4/21 (two weeks from now)