Week 3: Refining your Blog

Monday, January 30

  • Discuss Media Criticism, Chapter 3.
  • Dave Chappelle, Kids TV shows.
  • Examine and discuss first blog posts.

Assignment

  • Read a classmate’s blog post and write a brief comment, offering feedback in the Facebook Group.
  • Write a blog post on your chosen topic (250-500 words). Make sure your criticism touches upon the four main areas: originator, message, medium, receiver (aka: Creator, Content, Carrier, Consumer).
  • Share your post in our Facebook Group.
  • Read Media Criticism, Chapter 4.

Wednesday, February 1

  • Discuss Media Criticism, Chapter 4.
  • Discuss social media dissemination and integration.

Assignment

  • Write a blog post on your chosen topic (250-500 words):
  • Share your post in our Facebook Group.
  • Read Media Criticism, Chapter 4.