Week 7 Covering Events

March 7

Board of Supervisors — reflections

Stories from Public Records

2 Bay Area College Students Sue Over Travel Ban

SFSU cases

Golden Gate Xpress story

The Daily Californian

Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press Letter Generator

Student Press Law Center Letter Generator

This week we’ll talk about covering events in preparation for your next assignment.

Your assignment is to find a public event to cover and write a deadline story about it. The event could be a festival, a protest, a march, a holiday celebration, etc. You must submit the story within 24 hours of the event. All stories must be submitted by Sunday, March 19.

Here are some events you can cover:

Wednesday, March 8

A Day Without a Woman
11 a.m. to noon rally at San Francisco City Hall

Friday, March 10
Native Nations March
5 to 9 p.m.
The march will begin at 5:00 p.m. at the Federal Building at 7th & Mission. There will be a short rally there before the march to the Civic Center. The rally at the Civic Center will include a traditional California Indigenous opening with Corrina Gould, speakers on the history of Native Americans and the Federal Government, Native American leaders, and others.

Saturday, March 11
St. Patrick’s Day Parade  (http://sf.funcheap.com/san-franciscos-st-patricks-day-parade/) or another event
Parade: Starts at 11:30 a.m.
Festival: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Civic Center Plaza

Speak Out and Lessons For Today on the 6th Anniversary of Fukushima nuclear disaster
3 to 4:30 p.m.
Japanese Consulate
275 Battery St./California St.

8th Annual World Naked Bike Ride
11 a.m to 4 p.m.
Ferry Building
Meet up between the Farmers Market and the Starbucks along the pier railing

Sunday, March 12
Mission District “Calle 24” Latino Art Stroll & Mural Tour


Saturday, March 18
2017 Brides of March

2:30 p.m. San Francisco (meeting location to be announced)

Other political events are listed at http://www.sfgate.com/bayarea/article/Political-events-in-the-Bay-Area-pro-Trump-10975499.php


About rkanigel

I'm an associate professor of journalism at San Francisco State University, where I teach Introduction to Online Journalism, Reporting, Newswriting and other courses and advise Golden Gate [X]press, the student newspaper. I was a daily newspaper reporter for 15 years and I've written for many magazines and websites, including TIME, U.S. News & World Report, Prevention, Health, Reader's Digest, lime.com and CNN.com.

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