Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on Educational Development and Quality Assurance, ICED-QA 2019, 11 September 2019, Padang, Indonesia

Research Article

Utilizing an Online News Portal to Enhance Student Writing Ability in Introductory Journalism Subjects

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  • @INPROCEEDINGS{10.4108/eai.11-9-2019.2298651,
        author={Rinaldi  Rinaldi and Diego  Diego},
        title={Utilizing an Online News Portal to Enhance Student Writing Ability in Introductory Journalism Subjects},
        proceedings={Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on Educational Development and Quality Assurance, ICED-QA 2019, 11 September 2019, Padang, Indonesia},
        publisher={EAI},
        proceedings_a={ICED-QA},
        year={2021},
        month={2},
        keywords={journalism students press news portal},
        doi={10.4108/eai.11-9-2019.2298651}
    }
    
  • Rinaldi Rinaldi
    Diego Diego
    Year: 2021
    Utilizing an Online News Portal to Enhance Student Writing Ability in Introductory Journalism Subjects
    ICED-QA
    EAI
    DOI: 10.4108/eai.11-9-2019.2298651
Rinaldi Rinaldi1,*, Diego Diego1
  • 1: Department of Communication, Faculty of Social and Political Science, Universitas Andalas, Padang, Indonesia
*Contact email: rinaldisikumbang@gmail.com

Abstract

This study raises the theme of utilizing online news portals to improve students' writing abilities in Introductory Journalism courses. This research method was conducted qualitatively. The research implementation flow begins with planning coverage. Then proceed with editing and news evaluation. And news uploading is done as the final stage. The results showed that the application of the method of making an online news portal in an introductory journalism course greatly assisted students in understanding courses that began with the introduction of journalistic concepts. Then the introduction of the world of press work, and closed with the management of the student press through the news portal typed.net.