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Pitching stories to Scott Wise of CBS 6

On Tuesday morning, we welcomed our first guest speaker Scott Wise from WTVR-CBS 6.  Wise, the director of interactive media, is the point of contact between WTVR-CBS 6 and our student journalists as we work to produce stories for the station’s website. His visit served as a general introduction to the partnership with CBS6 and to the standards which stories are held to. It also kicked off the class’ first editorial meeting. Continue reading

Welcome to MASC 496 – Mobile and Social Media Journalism in the Fall Semester 2016

Welcome to our “MASC 496 – Mobile and Social Media Journalism” capstone class in the 2016 fall semester at Virginia Commonwealth University’s Richard T. Robertson School of Media and Culture. This class is also known as the “iPadJournos” project (you will receive an iPad reporting kit for the semester).

This site includes the syllabus, the class schedule, assignment descriptions as well as the reading list and other curricular materials.

We’ll all be working together in learning about, and carrying out, social media projects in journalism. We’ll meet from 9:30 to 10:45 a.m. on Tuesdays and Thursdays in Room 2221A in the Temple Building. Our class will have its first meeting on Thursday, August 25.

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