The following 13 posts (including this one) will be in response to the following task given to us in our week three tutorial:
Find an online story that matches each of the qualities that you are learning about, and write an introduction in the correct category and insert a link to the original site. The thirteen qualities are as follows:
Timeliness, Proximity, Unusual nature, Celebrities, Human Interest, Conflict, Impact, Helpfulness, Entertainment, Inspiration, Special interest, Issues or problems in the community, Trends.
So, for today, a story with timeliness:
Last night the Peppermint Bay jetty caught fire. Police are investigating, and are asking anyone who noticed suspicious activity after 10pm to contact them. Peppermint Bay is a restaurant/function centre on the edge of the D’Entrecasteaux channel, south of Hobart.
Read the short story here, on the Mercury website.