Journalism - Feature Writing, MLA, Dec. 27-30, 2009

full name / name of organization: 
Claire Pamplin/Borough of Manhattan Community College
contact email: 

Feature Writing: 2009 Modern Language Association Convention. Dec. 27-30, Philadelphia.

Teaching ideas, experiences. Undergraduates' challenges: style, voice, tone; journalistic versus term paper methods, sources; journalists' integrity, accuracy, angle, bias, motive, fact, opinion. Old media versus new. Reading assignments. Abstracts, vitae by 20 Mar.; Claire Pamplin ( BMCC. Under the auspices of the MLA Nonfiction Studies Committee.