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Decoding collaboration part 2: News collaborations — defining impact

By RJI on August 19, 2013 0 Comments Blogs
Decoding collaboration part 2: News collaborations — defining impact

Jo Ellen Green Kaiser, who leads The Media Consortium, has been going deep on collaboration in her work. Here, she generously offers a number of insights, with this the second of her three-part series.

Decoding collaboration part 1: Can or should news collaboration be forced?

By RJI on August 15, 2013 0 Comments Blogs
Jo Ellen Green Kaiser

Jo Ellen Green Kaiser, who leads The Media Consortium, has been going deep on collaboration in her work. Here she generously offers a number of insights, with this the first of her three part series.

Futures Lab update #22: Comments via ReadrBoard, and success at the Deseret News

By Reuben Stern on August 13, 2013 0 Comments Blogs

Could reader comments be better organized? And how is the Deseret News increasing circulation and revenue?

Futures Lab update #21: SimulTV, micro video and smarter analytics

By Reuben Stern on August 5, 2013 0 Comments Blogs

Is one screen really better than two? Is six seconds of video enough time to do anything? And how could newsrooms be smarter with analytics?

Futures Lab update #20: Data tools, multiplatform skills, and innovation at The New York Times

By Reuben Stern on July 28, 2013 0 Comments Blogs

How are new tools changing data journalism? And how does The New York Times executive editor encourage new ideas?

Futures Lab update #19: Reporting apps, GitHub, and election coverage

By Reuben Stern on July 22, 2013 0 Comments Blogs

Which reporting apps should you have on your smartphone? And how might other newsrooms contribute to your online projects?

How Google Glass will change the future of broadcast journalism

Source Mediashift on July 22, 2013 0 Comments

News gathering is a difficult job and if you’re a working journalist, you already understand the difficulties involved in getting a scoop, particularly if said scoop is controversial, classified, dangerous or in the middle of a desert.

FOIA Machine would break logjam for public records

By RJI on July 18, 2013 1 Comment News
FOIA Machine

Gaining access to public information from the government through the federal Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) and state “sunshine” laws is often a challenging, time consuming and costly endeavor for journalists.

Futures Lab update #18: Social TV news, print success and Gannett's consumer focus

By Reuben Stern on July 16, 2013 0 Comments Blogs

How are TV news anchors getting social with their audiences? And how is the leader of Gannett preparing the future?

Reynolds Fellow aims to make multimedia storytelling easier, richer and more cost effective

By Jennifer Nelson on July 12, 2013 0 Comments News
Misha Leybovich

San Francisco entrepreneur Misha Leybovich became frustrated when he couldn’t effectively tell his own stories richly on the Web.

Futures Lab update #17: Using audience content and Google Glass

By Reuben Stern on July 9, 2013 0 Comments Blogs

What happens when the crowd controls the story? And how could Google Glass be used by reporters?

Knight Foundation’s Mike Maness on future news

By Brian Steffens on July 3, 2013 0 Comments Blogs
ASNE

The Knight Foundation's Mike Maness shares his insights for the future of news with editors at ASNE.

Futures Lab update #16: A look forward with The New York Times and NPR

By Reuben Stern on July 1, 2013 0 Comments Blogs

How do the leader of The New York Times Company and the digital team at NPR envision the future?

RJI Links 6.28.2013

By Brian Steffens on June 28, 2013 0 Comments Blogs
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News and commentary from around the Web of interest to journalism innovators and entrepreneurs

Live from my eye sockets: Is Google Glass the next step in the future of broadcasting?

By Sarah Hill on June 27, 2013 2 Comments Blogs
Sarah Hill wearing Google Glass

The next generation of reporters has something new in their toolbox and it could forever change broadcasting into a hands-free, first person experience. Google Glass — a wearable computer that’s not yet available to the public – has been put in the hands of developers and other testers in the Glass Explorers program to field test, and for the last month, I’ve been experimenting with Glass to see how reporters might be able to use this hands-free device.

ASNE 13: Rosenstiel’s “What the audience is telling us about the future of news”

By RJI on June 26, 2013 0 Comments News
ASNE

Think college kids aren’t reading the news? According to Scarborough Research, “59 percent of adults 18 to 24 read newspaper content regularly on some device.”

ASNE13: CEOs, innovators look ahead

By Brian Steffens on June 25, 2013 0 Comments News
ASNE

The American Society of News Editors (ASNE) kicked off its annual convention Monday with two key panels: “View from the C-Suite” and eight views of innovation in the newsroom.

Futures Lab update #15: Interactive video, Google Glass apps, and second screen for local TV news

By Reuben Stern on June 25, 2013 0 Comments Blogs

How can online video become interactive? What goes into a Google Glass app? And how might mobile devices enhance local TV news?

RJI contest winners visit Microsoft

By Mike McKean on June 24, 2013 0 Comments News
RJI contest winners visit Microsoft

The winners of the 2013 RJI Student Competition advanced their new business while visiting the main campus of Microsoft Corporation in suburban Seattle last week.

RJI Links 6.21.2013

By Brian Steffens on June 21, 2013 0 Comments Blogs
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News and commentary from around the Web of interest to journalism innovators and entrepreneurs