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New RJI video digest offers fresh ideas to move journalism forward

By Jennifer Nelson on March 20, 2013 0 Comments
Futures Lab

Check out the new weekly Futures Lab video digest, created by the Donald W. Reynolds Journalism Institute and the Missouri School of Journalism. The show will launch March 20.

Winners announced in the 70th annual Pictures of the Year International competition

By Rick Shaw on March 4, 2013 0 Comments Ideas
Paul Hansen of Dagens Nyheter

Pictures of the Year International released the complete 70th Annual Winners List at the conclusion of judging the 70th annual competition, setting the mark for excellence for photojournalism and visual journalism in 2012.

Researching what subscribers will pay for digital content is crucial

By RJI on February 25, 2013 0 Comments Ideas Experiments Research
Seattle Times bundles

Researchers at RJI have developed an experimental research method, the pricing optimizer, and are testing the tool in a partnership with The Seattle Times.

Sokoloff provides overview of best practices for paid content product marketing

By RJI on February 19, 2013 0 Comments Ideas
Matt Sokoloff's Paid Content presentation at Key Executives Mega-Conference slid

Slides and Tweets from Matt Sokoloff's presentation at the Key Executives Mega-Conference in New Orleans.

Multi-source journalism and the rise of video: An inside look at Newsy

By RJI on February 19, 2013 0 Comments Ideas
Newsy

In today’s Q&A, Donald W. Reynolds Journalism Institute staff visit with Jim Spencer and Alexandra Wharton of Newsy, to learn more about the news service and its successes so far.

How to get the most from dashboard analytics

By RJI on February 14, 2013 0 Comments Ideas
How to get the most from dashboard analytics

Analytics are important and provide you with quite a bit of data. But you need to fully utilize this data to get your money’s worth. Look beyond page views, visitors and the top read stories.

RJI Digital Newsbook features background on New York Times story on Florida School for Boys

By RJI on February 12, 2013 0 Comments Ideas
DPA digital newsbook features background on investigation of Florida School for

The Arthur G. Dozier School for Boys in Marianna, Fla., closed in 2011 following reports of abuse, neglect and even the death of the young boys sent there by the state.

Use social media to interact with subscribers

By RJI on February 11, 2013 0 Comments Ideas
Social media

This is the third article in a four-part series and provides social media tips, that are simple, and fast adjustments you can make today.

Social-classifieds company adFreeq to enter Chinese market with grant from Chinese government

By Jennifer Nelson on February 8, 2013 0 Comments Ideas
adFreeq

A new division of the socially integrated classified ad platform, adFreeq LLC, incubated at the Donald W. Reynolds Journalism Institute (RJI) at the Missouri School of Journalism, is being developed for the Chinese market.

Digital media guru provides tips for creating tablet apps to reach younger audience

By RJI on February 5, 2013 0 Comments
Digital media guru provides tips for creating tablet apps to reach younger audie

Creating a tablet application for your news organization is challenging but doable. Be ready to admit your failures and build on them, said digital media guru Doug Bennett.

RJI, Nine Network use social media to expand Sandy Hook tragedy discussion

By Jennifer Nelson on February 5, 2013 0 Comments Experiments
Stay Tuned

Since the Sandy Hook Elementary shooting tragedy was the talk of America in December, it was not hard to get St. Louis area residents to tweet and Facebook their thoughts for a new public affairs program — “Stay Tuned.”

Using email to help your news site

By RJI on January 29, 2013 0 Comments Ideas
Using email to help your news site

This second of a four-part series provides tips for email newsletter opportunities, simple and fast adjustments you can make today.

Federated Media radio operations win LocalMediaInsider.com Top Ads Award for January

By Alisa Cromer on January 22, 2013 0 Comments Ideas
Top Ads

Two of Federated Media's radio operations are the winners in LocalMediaInsider's first Top Ads Awards in conjunction with the Donald W. Reynolds Journalism Institute and 15 media associations.

Engage younger readers in news through social gaming

By Jennifer Nelson on January 22, 2013 0 Comments
MU Researcher encourages news organizations to create social gaming sites to att

Creating social games is one way news organizations can reach young people and engage them in reading news.

Futurist predicts how technology will affect journalism over the next decade

By Jennifer Nelson on January 14, 2013 1 Comment Ideas
Michael Rogers

Although much of our lives is already impacted by the cybersphere — how we shop, how we live, how we work, how we date — there’s “much, much more to come,” says Practical Futurist Michael Rogers.

Top 10 most-shared RJI content

By RJI on December 29, 2012 0 Comments Ideas
Top 10 most-shared RJI content

RJI Program Director for Digital Publishing Roger Fidler’s mobile device news consumption survey findings claimed the top three spots for the most-shared content.

Top 10 most-viewed videos

By RJI on December 28, 2012 0 Comments Ideas Experiments
Top 10 most-viewed videos 2012

The top most-viewed videos included an introductory tour of the new Application Development Lab.

Tips to optimize your news website

By RJI on December 27, 2012 0 Comments
Laptop news

This first of a four-part series provides website optimization tips, simple and fast adjustments you can make today.

Top 10 most-read blog posts

By RJI on December 27, 2012 0 Comments Ideas Experiments
Top 10 most-read blog posts 2012

The top read blogs were written by fellows including Paul Bolls, Joy Mayer and Peter Meng’ about their research work and findings.

Top 10 most-read news stories

By RJI on December 26, 2012 0 Comments Ideas
Top 10 most-read stories 2012

As 2012 wraps up and the Donald W. Reynolds Journalism Institute prepares to welcome 2013, we reflect on the top read stories and blog posts, as well as the most viewed videos from the year.