Class II, Thursday, Sept. 7, 2000, 1:30 p.m.
Discussion:: How has the Internet changed journalism?
Lab: The search engines: google.com, altavista.com,
excite.com, hotbot.com. The major news websites:
nytimes.com, washingtonpost.com, msnbc.com,
Reading: "The New News," by J.D. Lasica
Writing: Pick one of the major news websites and write a brief (100 to 300 words) review, detailing what the website offers and what it lacks.
Research: Find five candidate websites using at least four different search engines; write a brief sentence or two describing each one and record how you found them in your journals.