Tasks for Week 2

Thanks for a great start into our semester on Thursday! It was nice getting to know all of you at our first class meeting. I hope you are as excited about the semester as I am.

Here are a few reminders on tasks that you should complete in Week 2.  I want to make sure that we’re all on the same page as we enter our second week. If you missed our first class meeting, please jump on board right away. You cannot wait until our next class meeting to do so.  Continue reading

Welcome to MASC 496 – Mobile and Social Media Journalism in the Fall Semester 2017

Welcome to our “MASC 496 – Mobile and Social Media Journalism” capstone class in the 2017 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 and readings as well as other curricular materials.

This class operates as a mobile newsroom. 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 24.

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