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Source profile assignment

Complete a profile of one source connected to your final projects. Due Friday, 8/14, 6 p.m.

Can be a text story or a digital element, including an infographic, an audio slideshow or a scripted video piece.

Keep it relatively short (for text, about 500 words; for audio/video, 1-2 minutes).

To submit, create a WordPress post and then link it in the comments of this post.

Weather in-class exercise

  1. Weather (Freeport on Tuesday)

The weather bureau said temperatures over the past 24 hours ranged from 75 at 5 a.m. to 108, the high, at 2 p.m. This was the third straight day of hot weather. This morning’s temperature of 75 was the highest low for August in 25 years. The all-time high for the date was in 1910, 105 degrees. The all-time low for the date was 59 in 1991. The forecast for today is for lows in the high 60s, highs in the 80s and an end to the brutal heat wave.

 Write:

  • headline
  • text lead
  • broadcast lead