Posts Tagged ‘feature writing’

Thursday, November 12, 2009, Weird: Part I

Friday, November 13th, 2009

Fall, 2009, MEDP 299.47: One of the Best Feature Writing Classes with Talent in Recent Memory.

But …


September, Fall Semester ’09: A Pithy, Early Report

Wednesday, September 30th, 2009

Feature writing class has been learning that this instructor’s course  — taught as an in-depth writing course — does not match the description of feature writing described by their basic reporting instructor of spring semester 2009 who told them that a feature story was “light” and that features didn’t use summary news leads. Uh oh!

And D:F/M’s journalism effort is back in the stone age. Should the students be told? Should prospective applicants be warned? Colleagues zonked on Zombie Juice? Uh Oh!

Commute, the Assignment

Monday, September 14th, 2009

Students in feature writing have to produce a “Commute” as the final assignment, a journalistic narrative about their commuting to and from the campus for the semester. Words and pictures. The instructor has been warming up for this assignment also. And two encounters on the subway indicate his reflexes need to be revived.



Monday, May 18th, 2009

Students in my feature writing are completing a nonfiction writing experiment about their commutes to and from campus. Some are adding pics with their features, some aren’t. The pub date is to begin late this week.

The 299.47 Feature Writing Posse

The 299.47 Feature Writing Posse