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RJI searches for the great ideas for tomorrow's journalism from citizens, journalists, scholars and technology innovators.

Futures Lab update #11: Creating e-books and tapping into Reddit

By Reuben Stern on May 28, 2013 0 Comments Blogs

Are e-books worth the effort? And what kind of journalism could be done via Reddit?

Mobile news startup Circa names editor-in-chief

By RJI on May 28, 2013 0 Comments News
Anthony De Rosa

Circa, the San Francisco startup that is rethinking news for mobile, has named Anthony De Rosa as editor in chief. "Together I know we will serve mobile readers in an unmatched fashion,” said Director of News David Cohn, a 2010-2011 Reynolds Fellow.

RJI Links 5.24.2013

By Brian Steffens on May 24, 2013 0 Comments Blogs
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News and commentary from around the Web of interest to journalism innovators and entrepreneurs

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

By Reuben Stern on May 21, 2013 0 Comments Blogs

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

Reynolds Fellow launches media technology ratings and review site

By RJI on May 21, 2013 0 Comments News
Alisa Cromer

The first Angie's list-style review site for media technology, MediaExecsTech was launched officially this week. MediaExecsTech was part of a fellowship at RJI this past year.

RJI Links 5.17.2013

By Brian Steffens on May 17, 2013 0 Comments Blogs
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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 Blogs
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 on May 14, 2013 1 Comment Blogs

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

Social-classifieds company adFreeq awarded $50,000 St. Louis Arch Grant

By RJI on May 14, 2013 0 Comments News

adFreeq, a socially integrated classified ad system incubated at the Donald W. Reynolds Journalism Institute, has been named one of the top 10 startup companies to watch in 2013 by Silicon Prairie News, a digital media company focused on highlighting and supporting entrepreneurs in the Midwest.

RJI Links 5.10.2013

By Brian Steffens on May 10, 2013 0 Comments Blogs
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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 on May 7, 2013 1 Comment Blogs

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 Blogs
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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 on April 30, 2013 0 Comments Blogs

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 Blogs
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News and commentary from around the Web of interest to journalism innovators and entrepreneurs

Free LPA and RJI paid online content resources

By RJI on April 24, 2013 0 Comments News
Dollar sign

Thank you for attending the LPA Paid Online Content session last week in Baton Rouge.

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

By Reuben Stern on April 23, 2013 0 Comments Blogs

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

Free VPA and RJI social media resources

By RJI on April 22, 2013 0 Comments News
Social media

Thank you for attending the VPA Social Media session last week in Norfolk.

Free VPA and RJI Digital Dimes resources

By RJI on April 22, 2013 0 Comments News
Digital Dimes

Thank you for attending the VPA Digital Dimes session last week in Norfolk.

Free VPA and RJI paid online content resources

By RJI on April 22, 2013 0 Comments News
Dollar sign

Thank you for attending the VPA Paid Online Content session last week in Norfolk.