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Futures Lab update #14: Mobile apps, citizen reporters and Internet cars

By Reuben Stern on June 18, 2013 1 Comment Blogs

Is your mobile app offering the right features? Could your audience cover the news? And will radio survive in a world of Internet cars?

KBIA content director to speak about drone program at global editors conference in Paris

Missouri Journalism Drone Project

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.

RJI links 6.14.2013

By Brian Steffens on June 14, 2013 0 Comments Blogs
RJI Links

News and commentary from around the Web of interest to journalism innovators and entrepreneurs

Keep up with journalism innovation on the go: RJI’s weekly video digest now available on iPad

By Jennifer Nelson on June 13, 2013 0 Comments News
Futures Lab

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.

Lessons on multiplatform publishing from the Columbia Missourian

By Reuben Stern on June 11, 2013 0 Comments Blogs

Futures Lab extra: 10 lessons on multiplatform publishing

Futures Lab update #13: Lessons on multiplatform publishing

By Reuben Stern on June 11, 2013 0 Comments Blogs

Is your newsroom ready to publish on four platforms at once? Learn how one newsroom took on that challenge.

Futures Lab update #12: Freelancer tools, digital subscriptions and innovation advice

By Reuben Stern on June 4, 2013 0 Comments Blogs

Is there a better way to manage freelancers? What can news organizations learn from companies like Netflix? And how could you foster more innovation in your newsroom?

Social-media-driven adFreeq launches offices in Missouri and China

By Jennifer Nelson on May 30, 2013 0 Comments News
asFreeq

The future looks bright for social-classifieds company adFreeq as it announced the opening of three new offices — including one on the other side of the world.

Reynolds Fellow develops membership capture platform to help newspapers attract new subscribers, revenue

By Jennifer Nelson on May 29, 2013 0 Comments News
Lure

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.

Futures Lab update #11: Creating e-books and tapping into Reddit

By Reuben Stern on May 28, 2013 0 Comments Blogs

Are e-books worth the effort? And what kind of journalism could be done via Reddit?

The future is now

Source Mizzou Magazine on May 28, 2013 0 Comments
The future is now

Armed with a $30.1 million endowment gift from the Donald W. Reynolds Foundation announced in November 2012, RJI is ready to fulfill its mission.

RJI Links 5.24.2013

By Brian Steffens on May 24, 2013 0 Comments Blogs
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News and commentary from around the Web of interest to journalism innovators and entrepreneurs

adFreeq's Peter Meng presents at May 22 1 Million Cups meeting

Source 1 Million Cups on May 23, 2013 0 Comments

Peter Meng, founder of adFreeq and 2011-2012 Reynolds Fellow, spoke at the May 22 meeting of 1 Million Cups.

Craiglist challenger adFreeq aims to “personalize classified ads”

The newspaper industry's print model has hit a rough patch—its outdated pricing strategies continually fail to produce reliable revenue. And with local classifieds moving online, it's easy to see why some small-town papers have folded.

Futures Lab update #10: PANDA, Meograph and mapping tools

By Reuben Stern on May 21, 2013 0 Comments Blogs

Could PANDA rid your newsroom of "sad data"? And how can you create new kinds of maps and multimedia?

Reynolds Fellow launches media technology ratings and review site

By RJI on May 21, 2013 0 Comments News
Alisa Cromer

The first Angie's list-style review site for media technology, MediaExecsTech was launched officially this week. MediaExecsTech was part of a fellowship at RJI this past year.

RJI Links 5.17.2013

By Brian Steffens on May 17, 2013 0 Comments Blogs
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News and commentary from around the Web of interest to journalism innovators and entrepreneurs

Here are the 20 winners of $50,000 Arch Grants

Source St. Louis Business Journal on May 15, 2013 0 Comments

The 20 startups that are set to be announced as Arch Grants winners today are a diverse bunch, in both geography and industry.

RJI Futures Lab update #9: Gadgets and tech trends

By Reuben Stern on May 14, 2013 1 Comment Blogs

What new gadgets are most likely to change the reporting process? And how might technology shape news delivery in the future?

Social-classifieds company adFreeq awarded $50,000 St. Louis Arch Grant

By RJI on May 14, 2013 0 Comments News

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.