Class VIII, Thursday, Oct. 19, 2000, 1:30 p.m.
Turn in your mid-term assignments.
Discussion:: Writing about politics and politicians.
Lab: Researching your candidates. Create a reading list of at least 10 articles about your candidate.
Reading: Begin reading those articles and everything else you find about your candidate.
Writing: Using your skills as an online political researcher, write a draft of your candidate piece. Write a main story of a few hundred words, a few sidebars and a few websites and website reviews. Package will ultimately total at least 1,000 words. Write a reading list (including web links) of articles you have read and will read about your candidate. Email me your drafts on Wednesday, Oct. 25 before 11:59 p.m.
Research: Continue monitoring your news website.