Want to be cooler? Of course not – you’re already the coolest ev-ah. But on the off chance you’d like to rock some hipstertastic literary, artistic content, check out Brainpickings. Careful – it’s addictive. For example, 17 songs based on the poetry of ee cummings. Awesome.
The following are links that may help as you work to finish your investigative piece.
Source Attribution - for discussion on Thursday Investigative Reporting Workshop - A clearinghouse for investigative reports from America & worldwide, lots of politics and justice pieces. Sports Investigation by Yahoo - The best investigative journalism in sports. From the US. The Schuster Institute for . . . → Read More: Digital Journalism: Resources for Investigation
If you’re interested in learning about irony, the power, the weakness, the implications of irony, here are two resources:
“What Happened to Irony?” @ Salon.com
“A Case For Irony” @ On Point, a podcast version, similar to the article above
If you’re not interested, okay.
Here are two resources for AP Style. The first is the basic text web page we looked at in class. The second is an excellent web page from the good folks at the OWL, an online writing lab at Purdue University – an excellent resource for all sorts of writing information. You can find a . . . → Read More: Resource: Digital Journalism – AP Style Guides
Today I saw some students scrambling to save information on a USB drive, borrowing from others, and generally making their lives harder than they need be. All students should avail themselves of free cloud storage at Dropbox. Dropbox allows you to have a drive in “the cloud,” or on an internet accessed server. In Windows . . . → Read More: Free Cloud Storage @ Dropbox
Linked below is an excellent article on immigration to Europe, particularly covering migrants from Northern and Sub-Saharan Africa to Italy, France, and Spain. This piece covers facts, claims, and counterclaims regarding a possible impending wave of immigration following the uprisings across Northern Africa. European attitudes on immigration are also covered.
“Revolts Rise Fears of Migration . . . → Read More: Resource: English 10 B, C, D – Immigration Article
I’ve found some pretty cool and generally useful resources on Othello. First, a summary with historical background and a discussion of characters, conflict, and theme on “The Bardcast.” This podcast is also searchable in the iTunes store and is free for download either way. The running time is just under an hour and could be . . . → Read More: Free Resources: Othello Podcasts