Class III, Thursday, Sept. 14, 2000, 1:30 p.m.
Discussion:: Journalism ethics in the new media age. Writing savvy website reviews. Reviewing research assignment.
Lab: Basic Internet reporting tools.
"Web's pace worries journalists," by Lucia Moses; "Does new media equal new journalism?" by Bob Kolasky
"Want to chat with the online guy?" by Al Gibes
"The Internet comes of age," from iRadio.com "Washingtonpost.com's 'afternoon' web edition," by Steve Outing.
Writing: Rewrite your news website review to turn in for a grade.
-Find and bookmark five "weighty" articles about your candidate from five different online news sources. Browse through them. Jot down the title, dates and authors of the articles.
-Track down a media contact for your candidate.
-Find and list 10 websites in your category.
-Continue monitoring your news websites.