Category Archives: Our text

2012 in review

The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2012 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: 600 people reached the top of Mt. Everest in 2012. This blog got about 2,200 views in 2012. If every person who reached the … Continue reading

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Annenberg Announcement Analyzed

The Annenberg Space for Photography issued a press release to promote Beauty Culture, its upcoming photography exhibit on beauty and its presence in society. The release is written and formatted much like a journalistic story- it opens with a lead … Continue reading

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Multimedia Madness

Major media sites are continuously increasing their use of multimedia. Photos, audio, videos and graphics are being incorporated into almost all news articles today online. Multimedia enhances the readers involvement in the story, giving the extra detail to pull the … Continue reading

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House Members Pass Bill

After reading about online news articles, and the difference between newspapers and print I noticed that many of those distinctions show up in this article. I noticed after I printed it out that it says it was updated 17 minutes … Continue reading

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Our Blog: Where We Write for an Audience

The value of writing for a blog is that others read it. As pre-professionals, students need to sense the joy and the responsibility of crafting articles, reports and dialogue meant for others to read and understand. This blog gives us … Continue reading

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