There are environmental/agriculture stories to be told about pollution and drought that have the potential of being shared only from a bird’s eye view using video-capturing drones, said Scott Pham, content director at KBIA radio.
News leaders can now access insights into integrating new technologies and fostering innovation in their newsrooms at home on the couch, in the break room with colleagues or on their way to a meeting via a new iPad app.
The Donald W. Reynolds Journalism Institute at the Missouri School of Journalism will have a record number of fellowships this fall with its new non-residential option and a greater number of applicants.
Imagine shooting video with a pair of glasses, refocusing a photo after shooting it or adding aerial video coverage to your news story to show the effects of pollution or drought. This describes just some of the technology we will see in the next few years, said Greg Harper during the recent RJI Tech Showcase.
Although a large number of consumers prefer shopping online, only about one percent of newspaper subscriptions come from online sales, said Matt Sokoloff, who recently wrapped up a fellowship at the Donald W. Reynolds Journalism Institute.
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.
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.
Team Safe Trek has won the sixth annual RJI Student Competition that brings together journalism, business and computer science students to exploit opportunities in news, advertising and community engagement.
Newsy, the video news provider that analyzes multiple sources from around the world, and Mashable have announced a new partnership that pairs Mashable’s editorial team with Newsy’s video producers to deliver a high-quality experience for viewers and advertisers alike.
Robert Picard, director of research at the Reuters Institute at the University of Oxford, recently spoke at the Missouri School of Journalism and the Donald W. Reynolds Journalism Institute, where he shed some light on three of the biggest challenges news providers are facing as they try to re-establish relevance.
The American Copy Editors Society (ACES) will introduce a provocative new e-book produced at the RJI during the organization’s annual conference on April 4-6 in St. Louis. The e-book, titled “Telling the Truth and Nothing But”, addresses one of the most vexing issues confronting journalism today — plagiarism and fabrication.
Jane Stevens has created sites that focus on the connection between adverse childhood experiences and adult health problems such as cancer, heart disease and depression, as well as violence and becoming a victim of violence.