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RJI links: Friday, June 13, 2014

By RJI on June 13, 2014 0 Comments Ideas
RJI links

To help you navigate our fast-changing industry, RJI collects and assembles some of the top stories from around the Web of interest to journalism innovators and entrepreneurs.

Innovation SWAT teams must be integrated quickly into newsrooms

By Jim Flink on June 12, 2014 0 Comments Ideas
Innovation SWAT teams must be integrated quickly into newsrooms

Risk and reward. Success and failure. Progress and lethargy. Too often in our newsrooms we see things in such black and white terms, failing to see the opportunities that lie before our very eyes, blinded instead by our own predisposed ways of thinking.

Futures Lab update #63: Hacking the Future of Journalism

What media innovations could a roomful of journalists and programmers build in 37 hours? Take a look.

RJI links: Friday, June 6, 2014

By RJI on June 6, 2014 0 Comments Ideas
RJI links

To help you navigate our fast-changing industry, RJI collects and assembles some of the top stories from around the Web of interest to journalism innovators and entrepreneurs.

7 Lessons learned by the Mediatwits podcast, as we go on hiatus

By RJI on June 5, 2014 0 Comments
Mediatwits

here are some lessons we’ve learned using this audio/video format on Google Hangouts on Air

Videos and articles from RJI hackathon

By RJI on June 4, 2014 0 Comments Ideas
Hack the Future of Journalism

Videos and articles from RJI's "Hack the Future of Journalism" event, held Saturday, May 31, through Sunday, June 1, in San Francisco, are now available on RJI Online.

Futures Lab update #62: Putting Google Glass to the test

How viable is Google's face-mounted device as a reporting tool? And does the output justify the cost?

Why study venture-backed for-profit news startups?

By Nikki Usher on June 3, 2014 0 Comments Ideas
Nikki Usher

Nikki Usher, 2014-2015 Reynolds Fellow, discusses the rise of venture capital in the online journalism space. Why the VC turn to content now, and how will the digital newsrooms keep their sites sustainable?

View all the projects developed at #RJIhacks

By RJI on June 1, 2014 0 Comments Ideas
Hackathon submissions

View the project submissions developed by the attendees at RJI's first hackathon, "Hack the Future of Journalism," held at KQED in San Francisco, May 31 – June 1.

RJI hacks: All the tweets and Instagrams

By RJI on June 1, 2014 0 Comments Ideas
RJIhacks or bust

In case you missed it — or even if you didn't — view all the tweets and Instagram posts from last weekend's "Hack the Future of Journalism" hackathon, sponsored by RJI, hosted by KQED in San Francisco.

Mediatwits 124: What Medium means for writers and why you should care

By RJI on May 30, 2014 0 Comments Ideas
Mediatwits 124

Medium was created by Twitter co-founders Evan Williams and Biz Stone in 2012, with the mission of helping good writing “find the right audience.” After launch, the platform was initially invite-only to reinforce that Medium is a place for quality scribes and has received praise for its clean design and easy-to-use interface.

RJI links: Friday, May 30, 2014

By RJI on May 30, 2014 0 Comments Ideas
RJI links

To help you navigate our fast-changing industry, RJI collects and assembles some of the top stories from around the Web of interest to journalism innovators and entrepreneurs.

Futures Lab update #61: Social media marketing via Tagkast and Inside Social

By Reuben Stern on May 28, 2014 0 Comments Ideas

What if your logo appeared in photos shared on Facebook? And do you know who exactly spreads your content via social media?

RJI links: Friday, May 23, 2014

By RJI on May 23, 2014 0 Comments Ideas
RJI Links

To help you navigate our fast-changing industry, RJI collects and assembles some of the top stories from around the Web of interest to journalism innovators and entrepreneurs.

Mediatwits #123: NPR regroups as terrestrial radio evolves

By RJI on May 23, 2014 0 Comments Research
Mediatwits 123

The terrestrial radio business has been forced to adapt once again as more people get their audio content online, via streaming services or satellite radio.

Futures Lab update #60: CNNx app, and some social media management tools

By Reuben Stern on May 21, 2014 0 Comments Ideas

Is CNNx the future of news viewing? And is there a better way to manage a newsroom's social media presence?

Mediatwits 122: Can NewFronts move TV ad dollars to online video?

By RJI on May 16, 2014 0 Comments Ideas
Mediatwits 122

The TV ad market is still a $78 billion dollar industry, and the amount of ad dollars it commands has grown every year since 2009. But the growth of that spending is shrinking year-over-year, leaving some wondering if ad money is finally flowing away from TV and onto the Internet.

RJI links: Friday, May 16, 2014

By RJI on May 16, 2014 0 Comments Ideas
RJI links

To help you navigate our fast-changing industry, RJI collects and assembles some of the top stories from around the Web of interest to journalism innovators and entrepreneurs.

RJI Futures Lab update #59: Lingospot, XAPP Ads and Tomorrowish

By Reuben Stern on May 13, 2014 0 Comments Ideas

What might happen when your iPad recognizes what's playing on your TV? Or when your radio can hear your voice?

Mediatwits #121: Does Twitter have a growth problem?

By RJI on May 9, 2014 0 Comments Ideas
Mediatwits 121

Proclamations of Twitter’s stumble toward oblivion poured out this week after the employee stock lockup expired on Tuesday. The market reacted with a 12 percent dip in the stock’s price.