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  • Annual reports are written for other scientists or experts. This report will be written for policymakers, funders, the public and other interested non-experts.
  • Cj report co jmc intsormil project

    1. 1. UNL College of Journalism <br />INTSORMIL project status report<br />Carolyn Johnsen<br />July 26, 2010, Lincoln, NE<br />
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    4. 4. Two kinds of stories<br />Long-form stories that include profiles of INTSORMIL P.I.s and descriptions of projects. <br />Short-form stories that explain concepts and processes that non-expert readers may have questions about.<br />
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    7. 7. Long-form examples <br />Profiles of Bonnie Pendleton, Charles Wortmann, Bruce Hamaker, GebisaEjeta.<br />Project and INTSORMIL theme stories about integrated crop management at KSU, the UNZA study on adoption, collaboration and mentorships.<br />History of INTSORMIL, “What Does INTSORMIL Mean to You? <br />Country comparisons.<br />INTSORMIL collaborates with governments and NGOs. <br />10-12 total<br />
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    10. 10. Short-form stories 15-18<br />Food security<br />Hybridization<br />Traditional breeding methods<br />How striga infests a grain crop<br />Germplasm<br />Biotic and abiotic stress<br />Drought tolerance<br />Explain concepts or processes important to the INTSORMIL objectives. <br />
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    12. 12. Time frame<br />April 30, 2010, science-writing students finish three short-form and two long-form stories.<br />May 5 – 24, 2010, three students and C. Johnsen travel to Zambia, Ethiopia and Burkina Faso for “field trips” and interviews with scientists and farmers.<br />Summer: Students on Africa trip polish two features each; C. Johnsen edits.<br />
    13. 13. Time frame, cont’d<br />Fall, 2010. C. Johnsen finishes edits, including fact checks, and hands stories and photos over to A. Struthers.<br />Fall, 2010. A. Struthers’ advertising campaigns class plans report and campaign design.<br />Spring, 2010. Campaigns class continues planning, and, with managing editor, finalizes report design. Report printed by end of May, 2010.<br />

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