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Weekend 4 Homework

The Homework List, Part 4 News story on the State of the Union address and your neighborhood’s reactions to it, due by Saturday night at 11:59 pm OVER EMAIL Media analysis blog, due Sunday by 11:59 pm ON THE BLOG … Continue reading

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Weekend 3 Homework

Here we go! By 5 pm today (Thursday, 1/21), post to the blog about what the three people you interviewed said about your neighborhood. This is not a news story, and it’s not a conclusive survey or something. It’s a … Continue reading

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The City of Eugene’s Neighborhood Map

Hello #J361! Check out the City of Eugene Neighborhoods Map (clicking on this link will take you to the city’s website and a larger version of the map). Make a list, in your mind and possibly on your Twitter feed … Continue reading

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Syllabus for Winter Term

Here’s the syllabus in fairly full form, without links because this was quick and dirty, just so you’d have it. Feel free to note various dates, like the midterm on Thursday of Week 5 (or possibly Tuesday of Week 6) … Continue reading

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Welcome, Winter Term 2010 #J361!

Fox Hollow Road in Eugene, by Jonathan Lidbeck, Creative Commons license Welcome to Winter Term Reporting 1! I’ll be posting our syllabus tomorrow, but I just wanted to reiterate what I said in the class email: * Be at class … Continue reading

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The Neighborhood Assignment Begins Soon!

Speaking of hyper-local … well, we weren’t, but we will! Often. Here’s the City of Eugene’s Neighborhoods Map. The city has many neighborhoods, most with associations and specific concerns. We’ll cover five neighborhoods with news teams of three people per … Continue reading

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News Teams Are Off in Search of Ellen DeGeneres

We don’t know if The Ellen Show is here or playing an elaborate hoax on the University of Oregon campus, but new #J361 students are heading out in the rain and hail to track down the story. Did I mention … Continue reading

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Hyperlocal Mapping/Blogging/Reporting Coming to a Blog Near You

News teams have started to fan out across the city, learning the boundaries of various neighborhoods and recording visual and other data about those neighborhoods. They’ll post photos, sketch scans (I hope!), blog posts about hanging out in neighborhood parks … Continue reading

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News Teams Selected for Baron Talk

Boston Globe Editor Martin Baron speaks about the digital revolution and shrinking newsrooms in our class on Thursday, April 2. We’ve picked our Twitter hashtag, so that you can follow both his presentation in our class and the Ruhl Lecture … Continue reading

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