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

Tools for real-time social journalism capstone team

By RJI on April 24, 2014 0 Comments Blogs
RJI Tech Showcase 2014

Real-time news reporting requires tools that enable reporters to source, write, edit and report the news. A print and digital news capstone team has interviewed various news organizations to develop requirements that can be the basis of future technical development.

MobileVideoDIY capstone team

By RJI on April 23, 2014 0 Comments Blogs
RJI Tech Showcase 2014

A convergence journalism capstone team mentored by Beth Pike, Mike Wheeler and Greg Harper was tasked with researching what types of user-generated content stories are most important, then to produce tutorials on those topics.

2014 RJI Student Competition winner announcement

By RJI on April 23, 2014 0 Comments Blogs
RJI Tech Showcase 2014

Team My2Cents created a mobile app that introduces young people to public media content and gives them an easy way to help pay for it. Team ShortCut created a mobile app aimed at young professionals seeking business news on their way to and from work.

ShortCut: 2014 RJI Student Competition team

By RJI on April 23, 2014 0 Comments Blogs
RJI Tech Showcase 2014

Team ShortCut created a mobile app aimed at young professionals seeking business news on their way to and from work.

RJI Tech Showcase 2014

By RJI on April 23, 2014 0 Comments Blogs
RJI Tech Showcase 2014

View videos from the Tech Showcase presentations on the RJI Tech Showcase 2014 page. New videos and articles will be posted to the page as they become available.

Remarks from Public Media Platform Executive Director Kristin Calhoun

By RJI on April 23, 2014 0 Comments Blogs
RJI Tech Showcase 2014

The 2014 RJI Student Competition teams are producing new mobile products targeted at younger users for the partners of the Public Media Platform: NPR, American Public Media, PBS, Public Radio International and PRX.

RJI Tech Showcase 2014: Twitter Feed

By RJI on April 22, 2014 0 Comments Blogs
Tech Showcase

For those who couldn't attend RJI's Tech Showcase 2014, the stream of tweets from the event recaps the story.

Innovative donation platform wins 7th annual RJI Student Competition

By RJI on April 22, 2014 0 Comments News
Tech Showcase

A mobile app that introduces young people to public media content and gives them an easy way to help pay for it has won the Donald W. Reynolds Journalism Institute’s annual student developer competition sponsored this year by the Public Media Platform (PMP).

Futures Lab update #56: Connecting smartphones with TV and with entertainment experiences

By Reuben Stern on April 22, 2014 1 Comment Blogs

How do you get mobile video onto TV screens? And could listings information be transformed into a great entertainment experience?

RJI links: Friday, April 18, 2014

By RJI on April 18, 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.

Recapping #rjimobilefirst: Where are we on the path of mobile migration?

By Jim Flink on April 15, 2014 0 Comments Blogs
Jim Flink at Mobile First

Mobile first. Mobile only. Mobile ubiquity. Just hours after wrapping up a very successful #rjimobilefirst event, the discussion continues, even passionately, among its many participants. Where, as journalists, are we on the path of mobile migration, and where should we be?

Futures Lab update #55: Google and the news industry

By Reuben Stern on April 15, 2014 0 Comments Blogs

What can news organizations learn from Google? And how is the company trying to help the news industry?

Pulitzer Prize-winning series on coal miners' black-lung claims available in RJI Digital Newsbook catalog

By Nate Brown on April 14, 2014 0 Comments News
Breathless & Burdened

Chris Hamby today won the Pulitzer Prize for Investigative Reporting for “Breathless and Burdened: Dying from Black Lung, Buried by Law and Medicine.” The digital newsbook version of Hamby’s series is available in the RJI Digital Newsbook catalog.

RJI links: Friday, April 11, 2014

By RJI on April 11, 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.

Q&A with Matt (Sokoloff) Broffman of local news site Bungalower

By Jennifer Nelson on April 9, 2014 0 Comments Blogs
Bungalower

Bungalower CEO Matt (Sokoloff) Broffman was in high school when he first identified deficiencies in his community’s local news coverage. RJI’s Jennifer Nelson sat down with Broffman to learn more about his new venture in Central Florida.

Shovel ready: Infographics that make you want to dig deeper into a story

By Ben Owens on April 9, 2014 0 Comments News
Ben Owens

Ben Owens, journalism graduate student, attended four sessions during RJI's Mobile First symposium. As a designer and self-proclaimed tech nerd, one presentation held his undivided attention.

Futures Lab update #54: How mobile is changing news gathering and delivery

By Reuben Stern on April 8, 2014 0 Comments Blogs

What does it mean to put mobile first? And is your newsroom doing that?

Mobile First: Audience/monetization and Futurism

By RJI on April 8, 2014 0 Comments Blogs
Mobile First 2014

Watch the Audience/monetization and Futurism videos from RJI's Mobile First event, held on Monday, March 31 – Tuesday, April 1.

Mobile First: Mindset/workflow

By RJI on April 8, 2014 0 Comments Blogs
Mobile First 2014

See videos of our speakers in the Mindset/workflow segment of our Mobile First event from Monday, March 31 – Tuesday, April 1.

Mobile First: Content creation

By RJI on April 8, 2014 0 Comments Blogs
Mobile First 2014

RJI's Mobile First event — Monday, March 31 – Tuesday, April 1 — featured speakers presenting on how to develop content for mobile first. Watch them all now.