Here are the directions for the On Going Articles assignment:


Journalism Ongoing Assignment- Articles!

As described in the ongoing assignment sheet students are expected to read and critique 20 articles (10/quarter) for the semester.  Each completed article and critique is worth 20 points.

Articles must be at LEAST 300 words and should be from a CREDIBLE news source.  (ex: Chicago Tribune, US News, Wall Street Journal) A non-credible or non-journalistic  source would be TMZ, Seventeen magazine etc…

Do not write on this paper! Keep this as a reference for all of the articles.  Write your answers on a separate sheet of paper and attach it to the article when you turn it in.

The following should be completed for each article:

  1. Headline:
  2. Author(s):
  3. Newspaper or website the      article is from:
  4. Date of article:
  5. In 3 to 5 sentences      describe what the article is about.
  6. Identify each of the 5Ws      and H. (Who, what, when, why, where, and how)
  7. Write a ONE sentence      summary for the article,
  8. What do you think the      author’s angle for this article was?       Name another angle that the author could have taken.
  9. After reading the article,      what is one question you would like answered? (May be for the reporter or      subject of the story)

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