Class recap: basics of news-story writing and blogging

Homework due by start of class tomorrow:

Produce a finished version of your Bikeshare story draft, using the principles we reviewed today in our discussion of the basics of news writing and blogging best practices. Elements of the grading rubric: lead, headline, organization, detail, clarity, spelling and grammar. Make sure to do a final proofread to catch typos and grammar problems.

For Style direction, refer to the 2013 Associated Press Stylebook, available through the AU library portal for free.

http://proxyau.wrlc.org/login?url=http://www.apstylebook.com/american/

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