The power of investigative reporting
Ben Bradlee considers Richard Nixon's resignation
Final class meeting
Final drafts of your stories are due Sunday 5/14 at midnight.
Today we'll workshop your fine drafts w/footnotes. This is the time to raise questions about anything you're still not sure about!
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WK 16 DETAIL
WK 16 Homework Tools
Final drafts of your stories are due Sunday 5/14 at midnight. Below are your guidelines.
1: Your story must include the four essential elements of an investigative story.
2: It should answer a central question with evidence (ie, it is not a policy paper, opinion piece, or simple statement of facts).
3: It should be between 1,000 and 1,500 words (one single-spaced page is about 500 words). This word count does not include footnotes or research citations.
4: It must include at least 10 different research sources.
5: It must footnote every statement of fact, no matter how minor. Whenever possible, the footnotes at the bottom of each page should be links that I can click to see your source. You don't have to write formal MLA-style footnotes or a bibliography.
6: It must have a title.
7: Make sure you double-check name spellings!
8: As always, you can Slack it to me anytime until midnight on Saturday if you want my feedback before you turn it in.
9: Submit your final story drafts on Brightspace by Sunday 5/14 at midnight.
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