JRNL 80 In Class Assignment # 2: Descriptive Photo Gallery

There is no doubt that there is an large variety of eating options at Hofstra University; whatever you’re in the mood for, you’re bound to find it. What makes this even more convenient… Continue reading

JRNL 80 In Class Assignment #1: Quick Interview

Above is the result of a quick in class interview with journalism student and fellow classmate Petra Halbur. Take a look to learn a little bit more about who she is and where… Continue reading

JRNL 80: Beat Background and Beat Note # 1

Beat Background: The beat I’m currently trying to cover is Theatre and Arts on Long Island. I’m hoping that I’ll be able to find enough information that I don’t end up spending the… Continue reading

Class Notes: Finding Characters for Stories

Find memorable characters The best characters in a story are colorful, outgoing, opinionated and lively You should know how to tell big stories through strong characters Tell complex stories through strong characters who… Continue reading

Class Notes: Beats/Finding focus in stories

What’s in a Beat? Sustainable for a semester Must allow you to report Must offer opportunities for photos, video, data, reporting and more Interests you, does not bore you Local, proximity is close… Continue reading

Trending Tuesdays – VMAs edition!

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ENTERTAINMENT First things first: ALL HAIL BEYSUS. Whether you are a part of the beehive or not, even if you are the farthest thing from a…

Why I Never Judge People By Their Instagrams

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The old adage goes “Never judge a book by its cover.” By 2011, we could have modified it to “Never judge a Facebook Friend by their cover photo.” Today,…

Trending Thursdays

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ENTERTAINMENT Either Glee actress Naya Rivera is over rapper Big Sean or she is really determined to make him jealous. Yesterday the news broke that just three months after their…

Trending Tuesdays

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ENTERTAINMENT Seems like a wild night out on the town back in May has come back to haunt Ray J.  TMZ reported that the 33-year old has been…

[New Music] @DreemySuave “Lost Woods”

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Yesterday afternoon DMV Y.E.S.I.R Ent artist DreemySuave dropped “Lost Woods”, the first single off his upcoming mixtape “#PHAZE1″. This is also the first single he’s released since…