“A Life in Journalism”/ Biography Assignment for Joan Didion (Tuesday, Feb. 25, 11:59 pm)
1. Check the lists of famous journalists on D2L– you are not limited to these journalists but the ones listed are among the most accomplished and recognized.
2. Write a 2-4 page, double-spaced paper, describing their personal and professional history. Where were they born? Raised? How did they get interested in journalism? How did they get their start? How did they contribute to the field? What accomplishments were they known for? Quote them directly. Were they mainstream or alternative? Place them in the context of their times.