M&M: News translated into songs.
For my Digital Newsroom class we had to find local news and find a song that suited perfectly. It was a very fun and creative activity. Here is some of the news and songs we found.
Miguel Rincand: Miguel Rincand
Mason Mendigo: Mason Bendigo
Baseball Player Grind, Working Smarter Not Harder
Song: Work Hard Play Hard- Wiz Khalifa
Work Hard by Wiz is about, well…. working hard. This article looks at the long lasting season of baseball and how to work smarter not harder. Mike Matheny Cardinals manager touches on the long strenuous season and the fine line between working smarter not harder.
JUPITER, Fla. * Wednesday is report day for pitchers and catchers, except that the pitchers and catchers are already…www.stltoday.com
Cardinals Spring Training
Song: Take Me Out to the Ballgame
Every baseball fan knows this one and it fits perfect with this article discussing the opening of cardinals spring training. Although training is year around the official start to spring was Wednesday.
Never mind that most of the pitchers and catchers were already in Jupiter, Fla.; Wednesday marked the official start of…www.stltoday.com
Missouri state lawmaker resigned from his charged. Is the third to resign in the last year.
Song: Another One Bites the Dust- Queen
Republican rep. Don Goson submitted his resignation this week. This is the third lawmaker to resign under pressure in the last year. Both people whom resigned prior to Goson were linked or admitted to sexual assault cases.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP)- A state lawmaker from the St. Louis area has abruptly resigned from the Missouri House…fox2now.com
Convention officials think about tearing down the dome
Song: Baby Come Back- Player
Convention officials have been thinking about tearing down the Jones Dome to expand the convention center. The tearing down of the Dome would put the cherry on top with the Rams leaving. This song embodies a majority of STL Rams fans who wish that the Rams would come back to Missouri.
ST. LOUIS * Leaders of the St. Louis Convention & Visitors Commission are contemplating an overhaul of the downtown…www.stltoday.com
Popular beer festival to move to St. Louis.
Song: Pretty Good at Drinkin Beer- Billy Currington
The Riverfront downtown is going through some new changes. It is not surprising that the first event held will be a beer festival. Of course St. Louis is no stranger to beer with the Anheuser Busch factory being local. Billy Currington helps set the mood for the upcoming festival.
Given the city's rich brewing history, it's probably no surprise that a beer festival will be the first big event held…www.stltoday.com
Lunar Festival In St. Louis.
Song: Black Or White-Michael Jackson
The Lunar fest in regards to Chinese culture will take place in St. Louis on February 19th. Black or White is a good song for this article because the gist of the song is paying respect to everybodies culture. This festival is a good way of showing appreciation to the Chinese traditions.
ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI)- The Lunar New Year Festival will take place this weekend in St. Louis. University City Mayor…fox2now.com
4 year old dies in fire accident.
Song: When I’m gone-Eminem
A little boy dies on a fire and his dad rescued his brother but couldn’t save him, this song talks about the loss of a person and how we need to rejoice for his life instead of mourning his death. This song can give the father a little comfort.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (AP) _ A newly released report says that a 4-year-old Springfield boy who died in a fire had removed…fox2now.com
Edward Jones Dome Possible Tear Down.
Song: Before He Cheats- Carrie Underwood
No surprise that the Rams leaving has made headlines. With the Rams going to LA, the city has thought about taking down the stadium. Carrie Underwood plays the role of all the bitter St. Louis fans who feel cheated by the organization.
ST. LOUIS (KMOX) - As local convention officials consider making improvements to the America's Center, there's talk…stlouis.cbslocal.com
Demolition of I-64 Bridge.
Song; TNT- ACDC
The old I64 bridge is going to be demolished and the first explosion is set for thursday. I can just hear ACDC jamming out in the background as the explosives are being planted.
CHESTERFIELD, Mo. (AP) - The first of two explosions to demolish the old Daniel Boone Bridge that carried Interstate 64…stlouis.cbslocal.com
Professor of Mizzou Apologies.
Song: Sorry- Justin Bieber
The prof. who yelled at the journalism student a couple of month ago and now she is apologizing again for what she did. But maybe is too late to apologize.