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PostPosted: Tue Nov 15, 2011 12:13 pm
by athar1984
MCM 310 Journalistic Writings VU
MCM 310 Journalistic Writings VU
Semester “Fall 2011”
Journalistic Writings MCM310
Assignment No. 01 Marks: 15
“The Process of Writing”
"A writer keeps surprising himself... he doesn't know what he is saying until he sees it on
the page."-- Thomas Williams
The process of writing includes Invention, Collection, Organization, Drafting, Revising,
and Proofreading. Keeping these points in mind one can become a successful writer.
Dear students, your assignment is to construct a piece of writing/story by
considering the given below set of pictures. Also suggest title for your story.
MCM 310 Journalistic Writings VU
MCM 310 Journalistic Writings VU
Note: Copied material will be graded “Zero”.
Important Tips
1. This Assignment can be best attempted from the knowledge acquired after
watching video lecture no. 01 to lecture no 15 and reading handouts as well as
recommended text books
2. Video lectures can be downloaded for free from
3. Also read various news papers and magazines to have an idea for writing a piece of
Opening Date and Time 14th Nov , 2011 At 12:01 A.M. (Midnight)
Due Date and Time 21st Nov , 2011 At 11:59 P.M. (Midnight)
Note: Only in the case of Assignment, 24 Hrs extra / grace period after the above mentioned
due date is usually available to overcome uploading difficulties which may be faced by the
students on last date. This extra time should only be used to meet the emergencies and above
mentioned due dates should always be treated as final to avoid any inconvenience.
MCM 310 Journalistic Writings VU
MCM 310 Journalistic Writings VU
Important Instructions:
Please read the following instructions carefully before attempting the assignment solution.
 Make sure that you upload the solution file before the due date. No
assignment will be accepted through e-mail once the solution has been
uploaded by the instructor.
Formatting guidelines:
 Use the font style “Times New Roman” and font size “12”.
 It is advised to compose your document in MS-Word 2003.
 Use black and blue font colors only.
Solution guidelines:
 Use APA style for referencing and citation. For guidance search “APA
reference style” in Google and read various website containing
information for better understanding or visit ... APA01.html
 Every student will work individually and has to write in the form of an
analytical assignment.
 Give the answer according to question, there will be negative marking
for irrelevant material.
 For acquiring the relevant knowledge don’t rely only on handouts but
watch the video lectures and use other reference books also.
Rules for Marking
Please note that your assignment will not be graded or graded as Zero (0) if:
 It has been submitted after due date
 The file you uploaded does not open or is corrupt
 It is in any format other than .doc (MS. Word)
 It is cheated or copied from other students, internet, books, journals etc…