WK 9 18 Mar

IN-CLASS INTERVIEW: LOCAL NEWS

Norman Robinson

OVERVIEW

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


Before class, students will work in pairs to prepare interview questions. Afterwards, we'll discuss the interview's strengths and weaknesses as well as how to prep for interview #2.

WK 9 DETAIL

INTERVIEW #1 ASSIGNMENTS

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

WORKSHOP

  • Post-interview evaluation
  • Discuss next week's interview with David Gelber
  • Review editing assignment for Weeks 10-12

HOMEWORK

  • Set up your Clipchamp editing account and connect it to the course's Google Drive folder before next Thursday's class—click the "Homework & Photo Gallery" tab for instructions
  • Prep with your partner for interview #2 with David Gelber