Monthly Archives: February 2011

Macon Film Festival (MaGa), A Review

Prompt 3 Pretend that you are a film blogger.  Write an entry about the Macon Film Festival that you could submit to the festival’s blog.  Remember that writing for a blog is slightly different than an article for a newspaper or … Continue reading

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Newspapers Today: Are They Disappearing?

Prompt 2 Write an informative piece that describes the state of newspaper publishing.  What are the advantages of the print versus the online versions?  Include a case study of a newspaper that has a print and an online version; avoid using a local newspaper.  … Continue reading

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Re-writing Twain’s Huckleberry Finn and Tom Sawyer

Prompt 1 http://www.npr.org/2011/01/05/132681463/publisher-edits-twain-classics-to-remove-slurs Refer to the website above that discusses how an author is attempting to re-write Twain’s work by removing the references to African Americans as the “n-word.”  Write a commentary that describes the story in detail and then … Continue reading

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