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Futures Lab update #10: PANDA, Meograph and mapping tools

By Reuben Stern, Olga Kyle on May 21, 2013 0 Comments Ideas

Could PANDA rid your newsroom of "sad data"? And how can you create new kinds of maps and multimedia?

RJI Links 5.17.2013

By Brian Steffens on May 17, 2013 0 Comments Ideas
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News and commentary from around the Web of interest to journalism innovators and entrepreneurs

Best Twitter practices for journalists

By RJI on May 16, 2013 1 Comment Ideas
Twitter

News editors no longer have to wait for AP updates or CNN videos, thanks to the meteoric spread of citizens armed with smart phones that can deliver photos, video and tweets even before local news trucks arrive on the scene.

RJI Futures Lab update #9: Gadgets and tech trends

By Reuben Stern, Olga Kyle on May 14, 2013 1 Comment Ideas

What new gadgets are most likely to change the reporting process? And how might technology shape news delivery in the future?

RJI Links 5.10.2013

By Brian Steffens on May 10, 2013 0 Comments Ideas
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News and commentary from around the Web of interest to journalism innovators and entrepreneurs

Futures Lab update #8: Vine, InfoActive, and lessons from innovative companies

By Reuben Stern, Olga Kyle on May 7, 2013 1 Comment Ideas

Can you connect with your audience in 6 seconds or less? And what can we learn from the world's most innovative companies?

RJI Links 5.3.2013

By Brian Steffens on May 3, 2013 0 Comments Ideas
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News and commentary from around the Web of interest to journalism innovators and entrepreneurs

Futures Lab update #7: A few crowd-sourcing ideas

By Reuben Stern, Olga Kyle on April 30, 2013 0 Comments Ideas

How can we harness the power of the crowd for reporting news? Or for getting information about crime?

Sokoloff: What hyperlocal marketers can learn from Disney's digital wristbands

Mickey Mouse

Different players have been experimenting with different elements of this online-to-offline migration of technology, but the Walt Disney Company has really taken the ball and run with it.

RJI Links 4.26.2013

By Brian Steffens on April 26, 2013 0 Comments Ideas
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News and commentary from around the Web of interest to journalism innovators and entrepreneurs

Futures Lab update #6: Visions of the future of news

By Reuben Stern, Olga Kyle on April 23, 2013 0 Comments Ideas

Which future trends are likely to affect your newsroom? And what are consumer brands doing that newsrooms could learn from?

Olson: ‘Great ideas are flowing in every community’

By Jennifer Nelson on April 22, 2013 0 Comments Ideas
Nate Olson

How can innovative ideas become something more? Often they can grow over cups of coffee, feedback and collaboration with like minds, says Nate Olson, co-founder of 1 Million Cups, an entrepreneur pitch program.

Finder's keepers

By Randy Picht on April 20, 2013 0 Comments Ideas
paidContent

At the 2013 paidContent Live conference in New York last week, there was plenty of talk about mobile, video, mobile video and how paywalls and sponsored content were the best or worst things that could happen to journalism.

NAA MediaXchange 2013: The real Web 2.0

By Brian Steffens on April 20, 2013 0 Comments Ideas
mediaXchange 2013

Mobile: The read Web 2.0. Insight from NAA's annual meeting.

RJI Links 4.19.2013

By Brian Steffens on April 19, 2013 0 Comments Ideas
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News and commentary from around the Web of interest to journalism innovators and entrepreneurs

NAA MediaXchange 2013: What's your purpose?

By Brian Steffens on April 18, 2013 0 Comments Ideas
mediaXchange 2013

Share your answers. What's your purpose? What are the expectations of those you serve? What drives your customers?

NAA MediaXchange 2013 takeaways

By Brian Steffens on April 17, 2013 0 Comments Ideas
mediaXchange 2013

The news was much more positive, and the attendance higher than in recent years for the annual news industry event.

Futures Lab update #5: Personalized video news reports and single-topic info hubs

By Reuben Stern, Olga Kyle on April 16, 2013 0 Comments Ideas

Could mobile apps replace the evening newscast or even jeopardize the whole broadcast model? And is there opportunity in covering just one single topic?

Award-winning journalist combines international experience and family background to create new type of journalism

By Jennifer Nelson on April 12, 2013 0 Comments Ideas
Molly Bingham

Molly Bingham found herself being held prisoner in Iraq by men who thought she was a spy. The experience helped inspire her to find a way to present “the true global perspective currently missing in journalism.”

RJI Links 4.12.2013

By Brian Steffens on April 12, 2013 0 Comments Ideas
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News and commentary from around the Web of interest to journalism innovators and entrepreneurs