Note: For this assignment, we were given several news stories and we had to create fun
little leads for them. We also had to establish what was wrong with the original and had
to fix the problems accordingly. My responses are in the bold text.
The public have an insatiable curiosity to know everything. Except what is worth knowing.
Journalism, conscious of this, and having tradesman-like habits, supplies their demands.
Oscar Wilde, Irish poet
Note: For this assignment, we got to choose whatever topic we felt was appealing. I chose a
topic that I personally could grasp and that was students that take breaks from college. Choose a
topic that would offer a lot of opinions from people youd intervi
August 31, 2010
Story Idea: Fred Phelps
Fred Phelps, pastor of the Westboro Baptist Church, and his minions are coming back
to Terre Haute. In years past, he has publicly ridiculed the gays and called everyday women
whores. No one is q
Richard Roeper: Speaker Series
I got a chance to see Richard Roeper on Tuesday at Tilson Auditorium and I will say it
was truly an awesome experience. Since I run my own movie/music/comic review blog, it was
nice to see a professio
1. Analyze the situation
a. We need to promoteand generate interest forthe gourmet organic chocolates
and the accompanying tasting event to the local community.
2. Plan the strategy
a. Who are we trying to reach?
a.i. Locals within
Living It Up As A Hautian
Terre Haute is home to various forms of entertainment.
There is a shopping mall, several movie theatres, 4 different college campuses,
assortments of clothing stores, and eateries.
Some feel that there isnt a whole lot
Reporting 2 Writing Assignment Guidelines:
-The rules were we had to do a profile on one prominent person in Terre Haute, IN
-They could be a student
-You also had to use 3+ sources.
Student Spotlight Feature:
People continuously st
Feature: Raven Grant
Raven Grant is not an ordinary ISU college student.
She is a full-time student, in a band, the Hotmix Director at the 89.7 WISU station, a
member of Spotlight Entertainment, employed at Burlington Coat Factory,
Terre Haute is not just a college party town.
There is a shopping mall, 4 different college campuses, assortments of clothing stores,
and eateries. They have Coffee Grounds, Roly Poly, and J Gumbos. They have Smoke N