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Demo Day presents sampling of St. Louis IT pioneers

Source St. Louis Beacon on May 10, 2013 0 Comments

St. Louisan Peter Meng originally went in 2004 to Columbia where he would go on to co-found his business, AdFreeq, an electronic classified ad platform.

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Futures Lab update #8: Vine, InfoActive, and lessons from innovative companies

By Reuben Stern, Olga Kyle on May 7, 2013 1 Comment Blogs

Can you connect with your audience in 6 seconds or less? And what can we learn from the world's most innovative companies?

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Futures Lab update #7: A few crowd-sourcing ideas

By Reuben Stern, Olga Kyle on April 30, 2013 0 Comments Blogs

How can we harness the power of the crowd for reporting news? Or for getting information about crime?

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By Brian Steffens on April 26, 2013 0 Comments Blogs
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Futures Lab update #6: Visions of the future of news

By Reuben Stern, Olga Kyle on April 23, 2013 0 Comments Blogs

Which future trends are likely to affect your newsroom? And what are consumer brands doing that newsrooms could learn from?

Finder's keepers

By Randy Picht on April 20, 2013 0 Comments Blogs
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At the 2013 paidContent Live conference in New York last week, there was plenty of talk about mobile, video, mobile video and how paywalls and sponsored content were the best or worst things that could happen to journalism.

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By Brian Steffens on April 19, 2013 0 Comments Blogs
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Futures Lab update #5: Personalized video news reports and single-topic info hubs

By Reuben Stern, Olga Kyle on April 16, 2013 0 Comments Blogs

Could mobile apps replace the evening newscast or even jeopardize the whole broadcast model? And is there opportunity in covering just one single topic?

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By Brian Steffens on April 12, 2013 0 Comments Blogs
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Futures Lab update #4: Second screen and other mobile opportunities

By Reuben Stern, Olga Kyle on April 9, 2013 0 Comments Blogs

What is your audience doing on their smartphones while watching news on TV? And are you capitalizing on all those mobile devices in their hands?

RJI, Nine Network team analyze how to add value to television news with social media

By Jennifer Nelson on April 5, 2013 0 Comments Blogs
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How can journalists use social media to dig deeper into issues to make stories richer and audiences bigger?

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By Brian Steffens on April 5, 2013 0 Comments Blogs
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Futures Lab update #3: Events, social platforms, and news avatars

By Reuben Stern, Olga Kyle on April 2, 2013 0 Comments Blogs

Can organizing events support a news operation? How are we connecting with sports fans? And would you watch news read to you by an avatar?

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By Brian Steffens on March 29, 2013 0 Comments Blogs
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RJI Tech Showcase 2013

Wednesday, May 1, 2013 Events

Don't miss this showcase of new and innovative technology, gadgets and resources. The 2013 RJI Tech Showcase will include the latest innovations from the Reynolds Journalism Institute and the Missouri School of Journalism and a luncheon with gadget guru, Greg Harper. The day will end with presentations and conversations with up-and-coming industry leaders who will discuss what's next in the technology world and how you can apply and make the most of it. Check back soon for more details.

Futures Lab update #2: Drones, Truth Teller and other tools

By Reuben Stern, Olga Kyle on March 26, 2013 0 Comments Blogs

Are drones the future of outdoor journalism? Can an algorithm really catch a politician lying? And how do you make sense out of countless pages of government documents?

Can newspapers evolve into ‘local membership’ organizations?

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I don’t think anyone has really nailed a local membership model, and there are two organizations that have great potential to dominate in this area — local newspapers and the YMCA.

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By Brian Steffens on March 22, 2013 0 Comments Blogs
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