Week 10 Crime and Breaking News

March 28
Covering Crime and Breaking News

Announcements:
Rebecca Skloot at City Arts & Lectures April 26

AAJA Voices: Applications due March 31

Scholarships:

Journalism Department Student Survey — please respond

News quiz

Pitch final project ideas

Covering Crime

Then we’ll talk about the challenges of covering crime and breaking news using documents, interviews and web research.

SFPD CrimeMaps

SFPD News Releases

How to obtain a police report from SFPD

Oakland Crime Map

Oakland PD News Releases

Attempted kidnapping
Discussion questions:

Write a 400- to 500-word news story on Eigl’s arrest as if it happened early this morning.
Deadline: 6 p.m.

 

For next week: Profile is due. We will have an eportfolio workshop in class.

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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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