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BRANDON UNIVERSITY
NORTHERN TEACHER EDUCATION PROGRAM

Journalism I: Introduction to Print Media
99.153
(3 Credit Hours)

INSTRUCTOR:
William G. Hillman BU Travelling Professor
Dates: April 2 - April 24

Texts: Canadian Press Styleguide ~ Canadian Broadcast News ~ Bare Essentials


1. COURSE OVERVIEW
COURSE OUTLINE
http://www.angelfire.com/trek/puknews/outlinej.html

COURSE AGENDA
http://www.angelfire.com/trek/puknews/agenda.html

USA WEEKEND READERS VOTE FOR THE TOP STORIES OF THE CENTURY
http://www.angelfire.com/trek/puknews/topnews.html***

INTRODUCTORY NEWSPAPER SEARCH ASSIGNMENT
http://www.angelfire.com/trek/puknews/search.html


2. HISTORY
NEWSPAPERS THROUGH THE YEARS
http://www.angelfire.com/trek/puknews/intropic.html***

A BRIEF HISTORY OF NEWSPAPERS
http://www.angelfire.com/trek/puknews/history.html

NEWSPAPER SCAVENGER HUNT ASSIGNMENT
 http://www.angelfire.com/trek/puknews/hunt.html


3. INTRODUCTION TO NEWS WRITING
INTRO TO NEWS WRITING: 5Ws - Inverted Pyramid ~ Front Page Format ~ Assignments
http://www.angelfire.com/trek/puknews/introfp.html

TERM ASSIGNMENT GUIDELINES: STUDENT-MADE ONLINE NEWSPAPER
http://www.angelfire.com/trek/puknews/webnp.html

JOURNALISM ASSIGNMENTS TO BE INCLUDED IN THE WEB NEWSPAPER
http://www.angelfire.com/trek/puknews/report1.html


4. THE MODERN NEWSPAPER
JOURNALISM NOTES I:
Definitions ~ Good Qualities ~ Fact vs. Opinion ~ Elements of News ~ Style
http://www.angelfire.com/trek/puknews/notes1.html

THE MODERN NEWSPAPER: NOTES AND ASSIGNMENTS
 http://www.angelfire.com/trek/puknews/modernnp.html


5. JOURNALISM STYLES & CONVENTIONS: CP STYLEBOOK
NEWSPAPER VOCABULARY
http://www.angelfire.com/trek/puknews/refsnp.html

NEWS WRITING AND WEB PAGE ASSIGNMENTS FOR WEEK 2
http://www.angelfire.com/trek/puknews/report1.html

REPORTER OBSERVATION
 http://www.angelfire.com/trek/puknews/observe.html


6. STRUCTURE OF NEWS STORIES
NEWS LEADS: NOTES AND ASSIGNMENTS
 http://www.angelfire.com/trek/puknews/notelead.html (cont to later)

EIGHT STEPS IN NEWS WRITING: Assignment
http://www.angelfire.com/trek/puknews/steps8.html


7. EDITORIALS, COLUMNS AND OPINION
WRITING EDITORIALS
http://www.angelfire.com/trek/puknews/editoria.html

COLUMNS AND COMMENTARY
http://www.angelfire.com/trek/puknews/columns.html

ADVICE COLUMNS
 http://www.angelfire.com/trek/puknews/advice.html

NEWS STORY GUIDELINES FOR TAKE-HOME ASSIGNMENTS
http://www.angelfire.com/trek/puknews/takehome.html*

JOURNALISM ASSIGNMENTS
http://www.angelfire.com/trek/puknews/assigs01.html***

THE ART OF INTERVIEWING
http://www.angelfire.com/trek/puknews/intervie.html


8. FEATURES AND INVESTIGATIVE REPORTING 
NEWSWRITING ASSIGNMENTS
http://www.angelfire.com/trek/puknews/newswrit.html

NEWS LEADS AND PRIORIZING ASSIGNMENT
 http://www.angelfire.com/trek/puknews/notelead.html


9. NEW TECHNOLOGIES AND RELATION TO OTHER MEDIA
TERM ASSIGNMENT GUIDELINES: STUDENT-MADE ONLINE NEWSPAPER
http://www.angelfire.com/trek/puknews/webnp.html

E-ZINES
 http://home.westman.wave.ca/~hillmans/erbmg101.html

BASIC BROADCAST STYLE CHECKER
http://www.angelfire.com/trek/puknews/broadchk.html

ON AIR NEWS GUIDELINES
http://www.angelfire.com/trek/puknews/onair01.html


10. ADVERTISING AND PROPAGANDA
ADVERTISING AND PROPAGANDA: Types and Assignments
http://www.angelfire.com/trek/puknews/advert1.html

PROPAGANDA
http://www.angelfire.com/trek/puknews/propagan.html

WARTIME PROPAGANDA REFERENCES
http://www.angelfire.com/trek/puknews/propaga1.html


11. COMICS & CARTOONS ~ HUMOUR & SATIRE
EDITORIAL CARTOONS
http://www.angelfire.com/trek/puknews/cartedit.html

NEWSPAPER HUMOUR
http://www.angelfire.com/trek/puknews/cartoons.html

Web Wars 101:
http://www.geocities.com/hillmans28/osama101.html

Web Wars 201:
http://www.geocities.com/hillmans28/osama201.html


12. INTERVIEWING
THE ART OF INTERVIEWING
http://www.angelfire.com/trek/puknews/intervie.html

13. JOURNALISM AND THE LAW
JOURNALISM AND THE LAW I
http://www.angelfire.com/trek/puknews/law1.html



JOURNALISM COURSE TAKE-HOME EXAM Pt. 1
Web Newspaper Project
 http://www.angelfire.com/trek/puknews/examfinj.html

JOURNALISM COURSE TAKE-HOME EXAM Pt. 2
News Lead Writing and Priorizing
 http://www.angelfire.com/trek/puknews/leadwrit.html

LAST WORDS
http://www.angelfire.com/trek/puknews/lastnote.html



GENERAL JOURNALISM REFERENCES

COMMON MISTAKES IN WRITING HEADLINES
 http://www.angelfire.com/trek/puknews/mistakes.html

LEAD WRITING AND PRIORIZING
 http://www.angelfire.com/trek/puknews/leadwrit.html

GREAT HOAXES OF JOURNALISM
http://www.angelfire.com/trek/puknews/hoax.html***

REVIEW OF JOURNALISM TERMS
http://www.angelfire.com/trek/puknews/test01.html

TRI-VIA: RECALL AND ASSOCIATION EXERCISE
http://www.angelfire.com/trek/puknews/trivia3.html

NATIONAL CARTOONISTS SOCIETY
http://www.reuben.org/syndicate.asp

CARTOON ART MUSEUM
http://www.cartoonart.org/index.html

OFFICIAL PEANUTS WEBSITE
http://www.snoopy.com/

BROADCAST JOURNALISM RESOURCES
http://www.cjr.org/resources/broadcasting.asp

COMMUNICATIONS COURSE INTRO: BUNTEP Student Photos and Webpages
http://www.angelfire.com/trek/puk/hillman.html

COMPUTER & INTERNET TECHNOLOGIES FOR EDUCATORS: BUNTEP
 http://www.angelfire.com/trek/puknet

PUKATAWAGAN
http://www.angelfire.com/trek/puk

PUKATAWAGAN WEBSITE MIRRORED ON THE BRANDON UNIVERSITY SERVER
http://eduweb.brandonu.ca/~hillman/

CONTACT
William G. Hillman
e-mail: hillmanw@brandonu.ca
Course Design and Development
http://home.westman.wave.ca/~hillmans