Class: Muckrakers- Introduction to Journalism- *Sold out*
Dates: June 29-July 3
Description: We will look at the history of journalism, examining its purpose and evolution over time. We will study famous muckrakers who exposed corruption via their in-depth, and sometimes undercover reporting. We will read and analyze credible sources, discuss the qualities and elements of a news story, and write informational articles using different writing techniques. Students will implement the five W’s through research and conduct their own interview. They will endeavor to write a lead and quotes as part of their news story structure.