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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
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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.

RJI links: Friday, May 9, 2014

By RJI on May 8, 2014 0 Comments Ideas
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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 #58: Two new tools for newsrooms on the go

By Reuben Stern on May 6, 2014 0 Comments Ideas

Which of your reporters is closest to the scene of breaking news? And is that a video control room in your backpack?

RJI links: Friday, May 2, 2014

By RJI on May 2, 2014 0 Comments Ideas

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 #120: Mideast media study shows demand for social media, censored films

By RJI on May 2, 2014 0 Comments Research
Mediatwits 120

Even though Western music and movies are a major export to the Middle East, many people there support censoring these programs if they are deemed offensive.

RJI Tech Showcase features innovative work of students at Missouri School of Journalism and MU

By Jennifer Nelson on April 30, 2014 0 Comments Ideas
RJI Tech Showcase 2014

Young minds. Innovative technologies. Challenges in the journalism industry. Mix it all together and you’ve got the ingredients from this year’s RJI Tech Showcase.

Futures Lab update #57: Social participation TV via Wayin, Excitem and iPowow

By Reuben Stern on April 29, 2014 0 Comments Ideas

How is technology making it easier to get an audience at home to be part of a live broadcast?

RJI links: Friday, April 25, 2014

By RJI on April 25, 2014 0 Comments Ideas
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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 #119: Broadcasters vs. Aereo in Supreme Court; Netflix vs. AT&T

By RJI on April 25, 2014 0 Comments Research
Mediatwits 119

This week, the Supreme Court began hearings to determine if Aereo’s broadcast-TV-time-shifting model is legal.

RJI Tech Showcase 2014

By RJI on April 23, 2014 0 Comments Ideas
RJI Tech Showcase 2014

View videos from the Tech Showcase presentations on the RJI Tech Showcase 2014 page. New videos and articles will be posted to the page as they become available.

RJI Tech Showcase 2014: Twitter Feed

By RJI on April 22, 2014 0 Comments Ideas
Tech Showcase

For those who couldn't attend RJI's Tech Showcase 2014, the stream of tweets from the event recaps the story.

Futures Lab update #56: Connecting smartphones with TV and with entertainment experiences

By Reuben Stern on April 22, 2014 1 Comment Ideas

How do you get mobile video onto TV screens? And could listings information be transformed into a great entertainment experience?

RJI links: Friday, April 18, 2014

By RJI on April 18, 2014 0 Comments Ideas
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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 #118: Special report on drones as Google buys Titan Aerospace

By RJI on April 18, 2014 0 Comments
Mediatwits 118

Recently drones have become ubiquitous in the media, and not just for executing civilians abroad.

Recapping #rjimobilefirst: Where are we on the path of mobile migration?

By Jim Flink on April 15, 2014 0 Comments Ideas
Jim Flink at Mobile First

Mobile first. Mobile only. Mobile ubiquity. Just hours after wrapping up a very successful #rjimobilefirst event, the discussion continues, even passionately, among its many participants. Where, as journalists, are we on the path of mobile migration, and where should we be?

Futures Lab update #55: Google and the news industry

By Reuben Stern on April 15, 2014 0 Comments Ideas

What can news organizations learn from Google? And how is the company trying to help the news industry?