Tips and tools: Web headline writing

How do you write a good web headline? Hint: Don't take notes from the photo above. First, consider everything you've been taught about writing a good newspaper headline and forget it. Second, consider the headlines that make you, as a reader, click on something and read the story all the way through. Since classes are... Continue Reading →

Beat report assignment details 2015

Your assignment for Jan. 28 is to interview a classmate about their beat and publish a Q&A. Your story should have a compelling and SEO-friendly headline, a strong storytelling lede and a photo of the person you're interviewing. Your role here is as a reporter who has been assigned to interview someone who just began... Continue Reading →

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