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

View all the projects developed at #RJIhacks

By RJI on June 1, 2014 0 Comments Blogs
Hackathon submissions

View the project submissions developed by the attendees at RJI's first hackathon, "Hack the Future of Journalism," held at KQED in San Francisco, May 31 – June 1.

RJI hacks: All the tweets and Instagrams

By RJI on June 1, 2014 0 Comments Blogs
RJIhacks or bust

In case you missed it — or even if you didn't — view all the tweets and Instagram posts from last weekend's "Hack the Future of Journalism" hackathon, sponsored by RJI, hosted by KQED in San Francisco.

Mediatwits 124: What Medium means for writers and why you should care

By RJI on May 30, 2014 0 Comments Blogs
Mediatwits 124

Medium was created by Twitter co-founders Evan Williams and Biz Stone in 2012, with the mission of helping good writing “find the right audience.” After launch, the platform was initially invite-only to reinforce that Medium is a place for quality scribes and has received praise for its clean design and easy-to-use interface.

RJI links: Friday, May 30, 2014

By RJI on May 30, 2014 0 Comments Blogs
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 #61: Social media marketing via Tagkast and Inside Social

By Reuben Stern on May 28, 2014 0 Comments Blogs

What if your logo appeared in photos shared on Facebook? And do you know who exactly spreads your content via social media?

RJI links: Friday, May 23, 2014

By RJI on May 23, 2014 0 Comments Blogs
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.

CDiG: NewsGuru

By RJI on May 21, 2014 0 Comments Blogs
CDiG 2014

NewsGuru is a powerful, social media aggregator that brings together contributors from Twitter and Facebook and presents them in a clean, intuitive manner.

CDiG: Yaya Gaming

By RJI on May 21, 2014 0 Comments Blogs
CDiG 2014

YAYA (Youth and Young Adult) Media presents research on social media gaming.

CDiG Meograph

By RJI on May 21, 2014 0 Comments Blogs
CDiG 2014

Meograph is an easy-to-use multimedia creation tool. Meograph is a startup that is trying to figure out how to quantify the value it provides to its clients, brands, agencies and publishers.

CDiG Symposium: Journalism Digital News Archive

By RJI on May 21, 2014 0 Comments Blogs
CDiG 2014

Ed McCain at the Reynolds Journalism Institute has challenged the team to find a way to monetize smaller newspapers' digital archives.

Futures Lab update #60: CNNx app, and some social media management tools

By Reuben Stern on May 21, 2014 0 Comments Blogs

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 Blogs
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 Blogs
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.

RJI announces 2014-2015 Reynolds Fellows

By RJI on May 15, 2014 0 Comments News
RJI

The Donald W. Reynolds Journalism Institute today awarded a record 13 fellowships for the 2014-2015 school year, including — for the first time — six institutional fellowships that will allow the institute to work directly with media organizations to address issues and challenges for the news industry.

RJI Futures Lab update #59: Lingospot, XAPP Ads and Tomorrowish

By Reuben Stern on May 13, 2014 0 Comments Blogs

What might happen when your iPad recognizes what's playing on your TV? Or when your radio can hear your voice?

RJI invites developers and journalists to 'Hack the Future of Journalism' in San Francisco

By RJI on May 13, 2014 0 Comments News
Hack the Future of Journalism

The Donald W. Reynolds Journalism Institute, in partnership with the Public Media Platform (PMP) and KQED, will challenge teams of developers, journalists and innovative thinkers to build new tools, business models and news services to help journalists better report and deliver quality news and information in a fast-moving social and mobile media environment.

Mediatwits #121: Does Twitter have a growth problem?

By RJI on May 9, 2014 0 Comments Blogs
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 9, 2014 0 Comments Blogs
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 #58: Two new tools for newsrooms on the go

By Reuben Stern on May 6, 2014 0 Comments Blogs

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 Blogs

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.