The start page – all articles are to follow here

Find a news piece supported by research, statistics or any thing related to what you have learned in this class. Each week’s piece should be from the preceding week, i.e. for October 29th (1029) it should be something from October 22nd to the 29th, etc. and inclusive.


Cite the article properly so I can find it easily and in blog style (100-200 words) tell me why you chose it, what was it that caught your attention. Maybe what database or source was used or could have been used to support it.


I am looking for substantive examples of news not mere mentions in a brief. You will be graded on the quality of the news as well as your own comments on how it relates to Journalism Research.

For each of the next four classes: Thursday October 29th, November 5th, 12th and 19th. This four week four separate part continuing assignment is due prior to the start of class.


The four documents should be called (in order):