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Mass Comm Week Blog Post

Published on October 10, 2011, by in assignment.

Objective: Create a blog post to cover one of the panels during mass comm week

Due: the second day of the panel you attend, at 9 p.m.
For example, if you attend a panel on Monday, your blog post is due at Tuesday 9 p.m.


  1. If you are Tuesday evening class, attend at least one panel during the Mass Comm Week. (You can find the schedule at: http://www.txstatemcweek.com/)
  2. If you are Tuesday/Thursday afternoon class, you have to attend either Hugh Forrest Interview (Tuesday at 2 pm) or Telling Stories with Data (Thursday at 2 pm).
  3. After you attend the panel, write a blog post on the course blog: http://webdesignandpublishing.blogspot.com/
  4. You can write about one panel, or multiple panels. You can create two blog posts if you decide to write about two panels.
  5. Each post should be 500-1,000 words.
  6. Title: You must give your post a meaningful title that is related to the panel and the main subject of your post.
  7. Before you start your first paragraph, you must have a byline: By You Name
  8. Links: Include two or more relevant external links in the post. External links must open in a new window.
  9. Multimedia: If you take any photos or videos during the panel, you can include those as well.
  10. Your first paragraph should include which panel you attended and a thesis statement.
  11. The second paragraph (or second and third paragraphs) should include what was talked about in that panel.
  12. In the following paragraphs, you can include (but not limited to): how you agree or disagree, how the issue affects our daily lives, how the issue affects your field of interest, what aspects of point of views that are missing.
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