Official blog of Clark's Blogging for Journalists class, Mass Communication department

Monday, September 12, 2016

Your blog essay begins

Needed:  two possible topics!

What about blogs in the world interests you?
By  Wednesday at 5 pm--select two possible ideas for your midterm blog essay for discussion in class Thursday. Post in comments below.

1. After discussion, you will choose a topic  and you will  the following sentence and commented below.

This is an essay about (Subject) and it is interesting because ____________________. My thesis (the main point of the paper that I'm supporting with my sources) is__________________________.

2. Also: list three probable links as sources and be ready to explain them in class  by 5 p.m. Monday, Sept. 26.

Potential organization (outline) :
1. Introductory paragraph, what the subject, problem, focus is. ending with your thesis statement.
(Example: "Blogging has changed the way newspapers have covered the news.")
2. Two or three paragraphs, citing sources to back up your thesis. 
3. A short concluding paragraph
4. List of links for your sources

Essay will be due  Oct. 18, at first of class 100 points (10 percent of grade)

1 comment:

  1. This is an essay about Anime and Manga and it is interesting because of it effects its readers and inspires a whole society. My thesis is that anime and manga have extended cultural ideas across the globe.