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Futures Lab update #67: News tailored for younger audiences

By Reuben Stern on July 15, 2014 0 Comments Ideas

What does it take to get young people interested in serious news? And is it really true that they're not interested already?

Tips for using Google Glass as a reporting tool

By RJI on July 14, 2014 0 Comments Experiments
Google Glass

Can Google Glass be an effective tool for journalists? This is the question a team of students at the Missouri School of Journalism explored last spring as they test-drove the wearable technology throughout a capstone class.

RJI links: Sunday, July 13, 2014

By RJI on July 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.

How the Texas Tribune wants to hack its way to audience growth

By Tim Griggs on July 7, 2014 1 Comment Ideas
Audience

The Texas Tribune has been an extraordinary success story by almost any measure. It’s seen as one of the poster children for success in the era of nonprofit news. It’s proving that sustainability, and even outright growth, is possible for serious news organizations.

RJI links: Sunday, July 6, 2014

By RJI on July 7, 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 #66: Public radio via Internet devices

By Reuben Stern on July 1, 2014 0 Comments Ideas

How is public radio moving away from radio? And could an audio clip ever go viral?

RJI links: Friday, June 27, 2014

By RJI on June 27, 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.

LIONshare could put millions in ad revenue in coffers of local media publishers

By Conrad Jungmann on June 26, 2014 0 Comments
LION Digital Media

As a champion of local digital advertising solutions, LION Digital Media has the daily opportunity to bridge the gap between local media publishers and national brands seeking to connect with local audiences.

Futures Lab update #65: Multimedia reporting with mobile devices

What kind of multimedia journalism is really possible using only mobile devices? And what could make the quality better?

RJI in your inbox

By RJI on June 24, 2014 0 Comments Ideas Experiments
RJI newsletters

Welcome to RJI’s new newsletter system. We’re implementing a new management system in July that will allow you to subscribe to one or more of our newsletters and updates based on your interests.

RJI links: Friday, June 20, 2014

By RJI on June 20, 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 #64: Social news via Storyful and emotion detection from Eyeris

By Reuben Stern on June 17, 2014 1 Comment Ideas

How are social media posts being transformed into news content? And what if you could track a video viewer's feelings in real time?

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 6, 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?