Class notes, Feb. 25

Beat story #2 notes: 

  • Stories must be a MINIMUM of 600 words. If you find that you don’t have enough to write about, you haven’t done enough REPORTING.
  • Report the facts – not your thoughts or opinions
  • Report ON SITE – you cannot write an adequate story reporting solely from your computer.
  • Food writers: New Thai restaurant on N. Lamar
  • Flipping stories forward: Amy, Kyra, Eddie

SEO for reporters: Please read: Berkeley’s SEO BASICS

Elevator pitches for Beat story #3 


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