Exercise: Live blog

Below are various live-blogs from past games/events. In a computer lab, break the students into groups and have them read their two assigned live-blogs individually. Then, as a group, have students discuss what they read. Ask them to come up with 2-3 “dos and don’ts” in live-blogging. Together as a class, create a list of what makes a good live-blog.

Group 1

Journal Sentinel/Packers blog


Womentalksports.com/Italy vs. US women’s soccer

Confederation of North, Central American and Caribbean Association Football



Group 2

Sacramento Bee/Kings vs. Blazers


(Scroll down for in-game blog Kings at Blazers—second headline

Bleacherreport.com/ women’s French Open final



Group 3

Seattle Times/Atlanta Dream vs. Seattle Storm 2010 WNBA finals


Deadspin/SuperBowl XLIII



Group 4

Miami Herald/FIU vs. Arkansas-Little Rock women’s basketball


The Street/2010 U.S. Open (men’s golf at Pebble Beach)



Group 5

Washington Post/boy’s wrestling


Chronicleblogs.com Duke vs. St. Augustine’s men’s basketball



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