National Press Club

Blogging, RSS Classes Oct. 20; $10 Each

October 18, 2009 | By Beth Shankle |

Blogging and RSS classes will be offered Tuesday, Oct. 20, in the Bloomberg Center for Electronic Journalism. Sign up for one or both.

  • 9:30 to 10:30 am – Basics of Blogging
  • 11:00 to Noon – Build Your Own Newsstand (using RSS)

Each class is one hour. The fee is $10 per class for NPC members and $15 per class for non-members. Pay by credit card, check, or member account.

Register online at or by contacting Beth Shankle at or 202-662-7509. Participants are welcome to bring their own laptops for any of the sessions, but computers will also be provided.

In “Basics of Blogging” participants will set up a blog using Blogger and learn how to format their posts, add videos and pictures, easily include ads, and monitor the blog statistics using FeedBurner. The class is limited to 15 people.