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ENG 221RW / IDS 201W / JRNL 201W : Advanced Writing Workshop: Multimedia Journalism - Tefft, Spring 2016: Assignment

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Research Assignment

Based upon your research, write a 200-word story pitch about your feature and podcast topic. Your pitch should set out:

  • who or what you are proposing to find out and explain
  • who or what will be the focus of your story
  • what will be the narrative
  • who are the main characters and significant players in the story
  • whom you will interview
  • recent developments that make the story timely and pertinent

Deadline: Due Wednesday, Feb. 10 by 1 p.m. Submit your source explanations and your pitch to Canvas.

In-class Assignment


Select a topic for your feature story and podcast and begin your research on that topic. Find an example of each type of source below, provide the URL, and explain briefly the identification of the source. 

  • News story

  • Press release

  • Feature story

  • Opinion piece or op-ed

  • Scholarly article

  • Report or white paper

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