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

Futures Lab update #25: User-friendly video apps and WBEZ's Curious City

By Reuben Stern on September 3, 2013 0 Comments Blogs

How should video be displayed in your mobile app? And what if audience members came along with you during the reporting process?

RJI links: Aug. 30, 2013

By RJI on August 30, 2013 0 Comments Blogs
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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.

Newsy brings curated video news to Newser

By RJI on August 29, 2013 0 Comments News
Newsy

Newsy, the award-winning multisource online and mobile video news service, and Newser, the online news site that presents the day’s news in easy-to-digest briefs, today announced that Newsy videos are now available on Newser.com.

Reynolds Fellow inspired to build 'a credibility layer for the Internet'

By Jennifer Nelson on August 28, 2013 0 Comments News
Dan Schultz

Dan Schultz wants to help remind people to think more carefully and critically about the information they come across every day.

Futures Lab update #24: Free infographics tools and innovation rain forests

By Reuben Stern on August 27, 2013 1 Comment Blogs

Think you don't have the skills to make an infographic? Think again. And what could innovators learn from a rain forest?

Usage of downloaded news apps reveals some striking differences

By Roger Fidler on August 26, 2013 2 Comments News
2013 Q1 Research Report 4: Usage of downloaded news apps reveals some striking d

The percent of all smartphone and/or tablet users who indicated that they had downloaded at least one news app jumped from about 30 percent in Q1 2012 to nearly 60 percent in Q1 2013.

RJI links: Aug. 23, 2013

By RJI on August 23, 2013 0 Comments Blogs
RJI links: Aug. 23, 2013

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's Mike McKean one of two new Mizzou Advantage facilitators

By RJI on August 22, 2013 0 Comments News
Mike McKean

Mike McKean has been appointed as facilitator for the Mizzou Advantage: Media of the Future area.

Futures Lab update #23: Multimedia story tools and lessons from a journalism fellowship

By Reuben Stern on August 20, 2013 0 Comments Blogs

Could multimedia storytelling get any easier? And what exactly does someone learn during a journalism fellowship?

Reynolds Fellow will explore making passive TV news watching more interactive with second screen

By Jennifer Nelson on August 20, 2013 0 Comments News
Stacy Woelfel

TV news broadcasters have limited time and space to share a story before transitioning to the next story in a newscast. However, second screen engagement offers the potential for viewers to learn more about and interact with the stories they care about, said Stacey Woelfel, news director at KOMU-TV.

Decoding collaboration part 2: News collaborations — defining impact

By RJI on August 19, 2013 0 Comments Blogs
Decoding collaboration part 2: News collaborations — defining impact

Jo Ellen Green Kaiser, who leads The Media Consortium, has been going deep on collaboration in her work. Here, she generously offers a number of insights, with this the second of her three-part series.

RJI links: Aug. 16, 2013

By RJI on August 16, 2013 0 Comments Blogs
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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.

Decoding collaboration part 1: Can or should news collaboration be forced?

By RJI on August 15, 2013 0 Comments Blogs
Jo Ellen Green Kaiser

Jo Ellen Green Kaiser, who leads The Media Consortium, has been going deep on collaboration in her work. Here she generously offers a number of insights, with this the first of her three part series.

Futures Lab update #22: Comments via ReadrBoard, and success at the Deseret News

By Reuben Stern on August 13, 2013 0 Comments Blogs

Could reader comments be better organized? And how is the Deseret News increasing circulation and revenue?

NDX Data Services Group and RJI announce partnership for data-driven initiatives in newspaper enterprise and innovation

By RJI on August 13, 2013 0 Comments News
NDX

NDX data services group will partner with the University of Missouri’s Donald W. Reynolds Journalism Institute (RJI) on data-driven studies and initiatives to help the newspaper industry learn more about its fast-changing landscape.

RJI links: Aug. 9, 2013

By RJI on August 9, 2013 0 Comments Blogs
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RJI, University of Missouri Libraries team up to address digital archiving of news

By Jennifer Nelson on August 7, 2013 1 Comment News
Edward McCain

Edward McCain was deeply concerned as he watched the Tucson (Ariz.) Citizen, a newspaper he had once worked for, close its doors without a good system in place to preserve and access its print or online archives.

Futures Lab update #21: SimulTV, micro video and smarter analytics

By Reuben Stern on August 5, 2013 0 Comments Blogs

Is one screen really better than two? Is six seconds of video enough time to do anything? And how could newsrooms be smarter with analytics?

RJI links: Aug. 2, 2013

By RJI on August 2, 2013 0 Comments Blogs
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Reynolds Fellow team drives digital change for journalism education

By Jennifer Nelson on July 31, 2013 1 Comment News
Eric Newton

With the digital age rapidly changing journalism, it’s difficult for journalists and journalism educators to stay abreast of new innovations and technologies. “The digital age has turned journalism upside down and inside out,” says Eric Newton, senior adviser to the president at the Knight Foundation.