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23 March 2014 @ 10:39 pm
Term XXVIII Quiz #06: Human Interest, Part 1  
Activity: Human Interest, Part 1
Participation Points: Participation Only. 10pts/5kts. (+ 5 bonus points if you own a Subscription to the Daily Prophet).
Deadline: Saturday, April 5, 11:59pm UTC
Details: Pitch 5 different kinds of human interest pieces that the Daily Prophet could cover. 2pts per submission.

The Daily Prophet Editor is looking for new wizarding world-related human interest articles to feature in the Daily Prophet. What kind of articles do you think would appear in the Prophet and what would you like to read about? Send them here!

Submit your pitches using this form


Questions or comments, let me know!
 
 
 
save the bees: The Hobbit: Bilbogrowling on March 24th, 2014 06:38 pm (UTC)
1. They could cover Hagrid's magical creature breeding theories and practices.

2. They could investigate the relationships between Hogwart's professors who are head of house and their attitudes towards students in their classrooms from other houses other than their own.

3. They could cover the personal story of Aurora Sinistra and her beliefs on the future of Astronomy in wizarding studies.

4. They could interview and talk with owners of Kneazles and those that breed them. Do they make wonderful pets or are they just fancy cats?

5. They could do a piece on the community of Hogsmeade and the witches/wizards that live their year round.

Name//House: Tiffany | Slytherin
Bonus items:
DhP, Mmailliw Nosreyem: bushmmailliw on March 24th, 2014 08:17 pm (UTC)
1. "Better Know a Wizard": biography feature of a famous witch or wizard

2. "They'll Be Missed": life story of a recently deceased witch or wizard

3. "Student Standout": profile of a top fifth, sixth, or seventh year Hogwarts student

4. "Why I am a (X)": explanation of why someone feels they truly belong into their Hogwarts house

5. "A Day in the Life of (X)": follows around a witch or wizard for a typical day

Name//House: William//Slytherin
Bonus items:
Julian: lupinasphodel_rain on March 27th, 2014 04:19 pm (UTC)
1. Where are they now? Profiles of well-known figures from a few years ago (examples: Gilderoy Lockhart, Rita Skeeter) with updates on their current exploits.

2. An exploration of the differences in work atmosphere among various departments of the Ministry of Magic. Which department has the most attractive employees or most cooperative co-workers? Which department is collectively the most stressed?

3. A muggleborn's perspective on whether or not the wizarding world succeeds in helping young muggleborn students adapt to life at Hogwarts, and how that might be improved.

4. A chat with some of the more famous portraits in Hogwarts.

5. An interview with Tom the bartender of the Leaky Cauldron about current happenings in Diagon Alley and what it's like to work in the place that serves as a bridge between the Muggle and magical worlds.

Name//House: Julian//Gryffindor
Bonus items:
Christa: rarityc_hrista on March 28th, 2014 03:08 am (UTC)
1. An individual wizard or witch's contribution towards world betterment (i.e. McGonagall's collection of foster cats)

2. An organization or company's contribution (i.e. Fortescue's ice cream donations to orphans)

3. A special event by non-human being (i.e. Hogwarts house elves throw themselves a Christmas party)

4. A special event hosted by a Hogwarts club (i.e. Hogwarts choir singing for St. Mungo's sickly)

5. An event hosted by an adult group (i.e. Collection of Hogwarts mums make worlds largest blanket)

Name//House: Christa / Ravenclaw
Bonus items:
Moon Goddess: vampire weekcyn_ful on April 2nd, 2014 01:30 pm (UTC)
1. "Wish you were here" a society blog about the current happenings, which party is hot and which is not

2. "Can you believe she wore that?" Is this a fashion do or don't?

3. "Top One Hundred Ten reasons to finish your education - stories from the war and those that did not have a promising final year" A Hermione Granger piece on why everyone should go back to Hogwarts

4. "Out of school? Let's talk future - Where are you going?" Different wizarding jobs and how to get them

5. "Let's try like new!" A list of items that you may need to get rid of, either in a hurry to hide from the Ministry or for some extra money for rebuilding your home. Tell us what you have and we will try to find someone that needs it!

Name//House: cyn/slytherin
Bonus items:
Stephanie: Winter - treelotrangel17 on April 2nd, 2014 03:23 pm (UTC)
1. Interview with the oldest House Elf at Hogwarts.

2. A "Remember When" piece with Hogwarts Professors telling a story about when they were a Firstie

3. "Behind the Badge" What are some of the Prefects favorite stories.

4. Overcoming My Fear - an interview with someone who used to afraid of something but overcome it like afraid of flying but is now playing Quidditch

5. Growing with Pomono - gardening tips for the black thumb with Professor Sprout.

Name//House: Steph//Puff
Bonus items:
flipflop_diva: Hermione: Pretty in pinkflipflop_diva on April 5th, 2014 11:20 pm (UTC)
1. A one-on-one with a long-term patient at St. Mungos, reflecting back on the life they had and the life they have now

2. A story about a day in the life of a Hogsmeade shopkeeper and the lives they touch/change on a day-to-day basis

3. A story about the Minister of Magic before, during and after he has to make some hard choices, and how he deals with making those choices

4. A look at what really goes on in the Ministry of Magic, as told from the security desk

5. A look at the Wizarding World through the eyes of Stan Shunpike as he picks people up and gets to know them on the Knight Bus

Name//House: Kristine | Puff
Bonus items:

Edited at 2014-04-05 11:20 pm (UTC)