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Samsung trots out Roger Fidler's tablet from '90s against Apple

Source SF Bay on August 14, 2012 0 Comments
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Through a video deposition, Samsung showed the tablet mockup design created by Fidler, who was working in the 1980s and 1990s for Knight Ridder to demonstrate the future of newspaper reading.

Samsung witness says Apple knew of his ‘tablet’ long before iPad

Source Bloomberg on August 14, 2012 0 Comments
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Videotaped testimony by Roger Fidler, who heads the digital publishing program at the University of Missouri, was shown yesterday to the jury in Samsung’s multibillion-dollar intellectual property dispute with Apple over smartphones and tablets.

Samsung argues 'prior art' invalidates Apple's patents, calls Roger Fidler as trial continues

Source Forbes on August 14, 2012 0 Comments
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Samsung, which began defending itself against charges of patent infringement by Apple yesterday, called witnesses to show that some of the inventions claimed by Apple’s patents appeared in others products years before the release of the iPhone in 2007.

RJI links 8.10.12

By Brian Steffens on August 10, 2012 0 Comments Blogs
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RJI survey shows smartphone users are not abandoning print

Source The Island Packet on August 6, 2012 0 Comments
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People who use smartphones are not abandoning print media any faster than non-users, according to a study by the Donald J. Reynolds Journalism Institute at the University of Missouri.

RJI links 8.3.12

By Brian Steffens on August 3, 2012 0 Comments Blogs
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Are iPhone users richer & better-educated than Android users?

Source Android Authority on August 2, 2012 0 Comments
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RJI’s Roger Fidler has found that — surprise! — iOS and Android are the leading mobile platforms in the consumption of news and content from subscriptions and apps. However, a big portion of the respondents admit to using more than one platform in consuming media, which include a mix of smartphones, tablets and Android-powered e-readers.

Study: iPhones reach more news audience than Android phones by every measure

Source Poynter on August 1, 2012 0 Comments
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Although a greater percentage of people own Android smartphones, those who own Apple iPhones are the most attractive audience for news publishers, according to new research from Roger Fidler at the Reynolds Journalism Institute.

Study shows age, gender play key roles in the tablet and smartphone brand wars

Source Editor & Publisher on August 1, 2012 0 Comments
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Roger Fidler’s fourth report on the results of the Reynolds Journalism Institute’s Mobile Media News Consumption Survey shows that the demographics and use preferences of smartphone and tablet owners are generally specific to the brands of devices they use.

Age, gender play key roles in the tablet and smartphone brand wars

By RJI on July 30, 2012 3 Comments News

As mobile media devices proliferate, age, gender and income are likely to have a greater influence on the brands people choose to own. Roger Fidler’s fourth report on the results of the Reynolds Journalism Institute’s Mobile Media News Consumption Survey shows that the demographics and use preferences of smartphone and tablet owners are generally specific to the brands of devices they use.

Fidler’s analysis also reveals significant differences between owners of small and large tablets. One of his key findings is that women are more likely than men to own small tablets, such as the Amazon Kindle Fire, whereas a majority of large tablets, such as the Apple iPad, are owned by men.

RJI links 7.30.12

By Brian Steffens on July 30, 2012 0 Comments Blogs
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By Brian Steffens on July 20, 2012 0 Comments Blogs

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Could the iPad save magazines?

Source Columbia Journalism Review on July 20, 2012 0 Comments
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A recent study from the Reynolds Journalism Institute at the University of Missouri showed that iPad owners across age groups consumed a higher quantity of news directly from media organizations than their counterparts who didn’t own iPads.

Study shows iPad is revolutionizing how we read and consume news

Source Cult of Mac on July 18, 2012 0 Comments
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A recent Reynolds Journalism Institute study indicates that the iPad is becoming a primary vehicle for many users to consume (read, listen to, or watch) daily local, national, and world news and that it is leading a revolution in terms of how frequently people read news as well as how much news they read on a daily or weekly basis.

RJI to research electronic ways to deliver books

Source eMissourian on July 18, 2012 0 Comments
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After a firestorm of protest, the University of Missouri has decided to re-establish the University of Missouri Press with a digital publishing operation. That’s better than nothing but the print version still will be missed by many people in academia, authors and readers.

Roger Fidler, the man who came up with the tablet before Steve Jobs

Source MinnPost on July 16, 2012 0 Comments
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John Reinan shares his memories and thoughts of Roger Fidler's original tablet back in 1994.

RJI to research innovative electronic ways to deliver scholarly books for new MU press

Source Kansas City Star on July 16, 2012 0 Comments

After enduring two months of criticism over a decision to phase out the University of Missouri Press, university leaders said Monday that they will replace the press with a “re-imagined” digital publishing operation at MU.

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By Brian Steffens on July 13, 2012 0 Comments Blogs
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Survey: Are tablets the new evening paper?

Source SCPA eBulletin on July 12, 2012 0 Comments
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As part of the third installment from the Reynolds Journalism Institute’s Media News Consumption Survey, researchers said iPad and Android-tablet users consume more news than those who don’t own the devices and that they tend to access news sites while relaxing at home after work.

Studies show readers love tablets

Source Nieman Journalism Lab on July 12, 2012 0 Comments
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From Pew’s several studies to Roger Fidler’s Reynolds Journalism Institute surveys, the news is almost unreservedly good. People like to read news on the tablet.