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Futures Lab update #66: Public radio via Internet devices

By Reuben Stern on July 1, 2014 0 Comments Blogs

How is public radio moving away from radio? And could an audio clip ever go viral?

Futures Lab update #65: Multimedia reporting with mobile devices

What kind of multimedia journalism is really possible using only mobile devices? And what could make the quality better?

RJI in your inbox

By RJI on June 24, 2014 0 Comments Blogs
RJI newsletters

Welcome to RJI’s new newsletter system. We’re implementing a new management system in July that will allow you to subscribe to one or more of our newsletters and updates based on your interests.

Futures Lab update #64: Social news via Storyful and emotion detection from Eyeris

By Reuben Stern on June 17, 2014 1 Comment Blogs

How are social media posts being transformed into news content? And what if you could track a video viewer's feelings in real time?

Innovation SWAT teams must be integrated quickly into newsrooms

By Jim Flink on June 12, 2014 0 Comments Blogs
Innovation SWAT teams must be integrated quickly into newsrooms

Risk and reward. Success and failure. Progress and lethargy. Too often in our newsrooms we see things in such black and white terms, failing to see the opportunities that lie before our very eyes, blinded instead by our own predisposed ways of thinking.

Futures Lab update #63: Hacking the Future of Journalism

What media innovations could a roomful of journalists and programmers build in 37 hours? Take a look.

Futures Lab update #62: Putting Google Glass to the test

How viable is Google's face-mounted device as a reporting tool? And does the output justify the cost?

Why study venture-backed for-profit news startups?

By Nikki Usher on June 3, 2014 0 Comments Blogs
Nikki Usher

Nikki Usher, 2014-2015 Reynolds Fellow, discusses the rise of venture capital in the online journalism space. Why the VC turn to content now, and how will the digital newsrooms keep their sites sustainable?

Futures Lab update #61: Social media marketing via Tagkast and Inside Social

By Reuben Stern on May 28, 2014 0 Comments Blogs

What if your logo appeared in photos shared on Facebook? And do you know who exactly spreads your content via social media?

Futures Lab update #60: CNNx app, and some social media management tools

By Reuben Stern on May 21, 2014 0 Comments Blogs

Is CNNx the future of news viewing? And is there a better way to manage a newsroom's social media presence?

RJI Futures Lab update #59: Lingospot, XAPP Ads and Tomorrowish

By Reuben Stern on May 13, 2014 0 Comments Blogs

What might happen when your iPad recognizes what's playing on your TV? Or when your radio can hear your voice?

RJI invites developers and journalists to 'Hack the Future of Journalism' in San Francisco

By RJI on May 13, 2014 0 Comments News
Hack the Future of Journalism

The Donald W. Reynolds Journalism Institute, in partnership with the Public Media Platform (PMP) and KQED, will challenge teams of developers, journalists and innovative thinkers to build new tools, business models and news services to help journalists better report and deliver quality news and information in a fast-moving social and mobile media environment.

Futures Lab update #58: Two new tools for newsrooms on the go

By Reuben Stern on May 6, 2014 0 Comments Blogs

Which of your reporters is closest to the scene of breaking news? And is that a video control room in your backpack?

Futures Lab update #57: Social participation TV via Wayin, Excitem and iPowow

By Reuben Stern on April 29, 2014 0 Comments Blogs

How is technology making it easier to get an audience at home to be part of a live broadcast?

Innovative donation platform wins 7th annual RJI Student Competition

By RJI on April 22, 2014 0 Comments News
Tech Showcase

A mobile app that introduces young people to public media content and gives them an easy way to help pay for it has won the Donald W. Reynolds Journalism Institute’s annual student developer competition sponsored this year by the Public Media Platform (PMP).

Futures Lab update #56: Connecting smartphones with TV and with entertainment experiences

By Reuben Stern on April 22, 2014 1 Comment Blogs

How do you get mobile video onto TV screens? And could listings information be transformed into a great entertainment experience?

Futures Lab update #55: Google and the news industry

By Reuben Stern on April 15, 2014 0 Comments Blogs

What can news organizations learn from Google? And how is the company trying to help the news industry?

Futures Lab update #54: How mobile is changing news gathering and delivery

By Reuben Stern on April 8, 2014 0 Comments Blogs

What does it mean to put mobile first? And is your newsroom doing that?

Futures Lab update #53: Touchable video, sensor journalism, and the mobile transition

By Reuben Stern on April 1, 2014 0 Comments Blogs

How is Cinematique adapting video to take advantage of touch screens? And how can sensors enable new kinds of reporting?

Futures Lab update #52: Newspaper video that takes on TV news; and inside news curation apps

By Reuben Stern on March 25, 2014 0 Comments Blogs

Could newspapers compete with TV when it comes to breaking news video? And is news curation a form of journalism?