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

MU Gameday App

By RJI on April 29, 2014 0 Comments Blogs
RJI Tech Showcase 2014

Tyten Teegarden, lead developer and lab manager at the RJI Microsoft Application Development Lab, is developing the Mizzou Tiger football app based on design work done by a previous convergence capstone team.

PublishThis student team

By RJI on April 29, 2014 0 Comments Blogs
RJI Tech Showcase 2014

During RJI's Mobile First symposium, a team of students used realizinginnovation.com, a website platform managed by Reynolds Fellow Kim Garretson and powered by the content marketing platform PublishThis, to curate news on mobile innovation.

Introduction to iBeacons

By RJI on April 29, 2014 0 Comments Blogs
RJI Tech Showcase 2014

Dale Musser, director of the MU IT program, gave a brief explanation of iBeacons before six computer science/IT students and journalism students enrolled in the University Collaborative Mobile Application Development class presented at Tech Showcase 2014.

iLab 3D Immersion Lab

By RJI on April 29, 2014 0 Comments Blogs
RJI Tech Showcase 2014

The iLab aims to advance immersive visualization techniques across disciplines, building on advances in architectural computing.

Access Missouri student team

By RJI on April 29, 2014 0 Comments Blogs
RJI Tech Showcase 2014

Katarina Sostaric, Missouri School of Journalism convergence journalism student, and Michael Phinney and Abhishek Shah, MU College of Engineering computer science students, assisted in the conceptualization and creation of a new digital resource called Access Missouri.

RJI links: Friday, April 25, 2014

By RJI on April 25, 2014 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.

Reporting with Google Glass capstone team

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

A convergence journalism capstone team used Google Glass to test how the technology can be used in the reporting process.

KOMU-TV News Sync capstone team

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

KOMU is debuting News Sync, a two-screen strategy for local TV news tied to a Web app. A convergence journalism capstone team helped produce content for News Sync that focuses on KOMU's 10 p.m. newscast.

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
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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.

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

By Jim Flink on April 15, 2014 0 Comments Blogs
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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?