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Futures Lab update #45: Multi-camera mobile video, managing social content, and website push notifications

By Reuben Stern on February 4, 2014 0 Comments Blogs

What if anyone could combine video from multiple smartphones? And are there better ways to manage user-generated content?

A 2010-2011 Reynolds Fellow journeys to Africa to learn about the continent's unique needs for 'mobile-only' news products

By Jennifer Nelson on February 3, 2014 0 Comments News
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UPDATE: The Voice of America app is a nominee for the 2014 Global Mobile Awards organized by the Global Systems Mobile Association (GSMA) Mobile World Congress.

Mobile-news leader partners with RJI, Missouri School of Journalism to help industry navigate opportunities in migrating to mobile

By Jennifer Nelson on January 13, 2014 0 Comments News
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Migrating to a mobile-first newsroom requires navigating through infrastructure upgrades, adjusting mindsets and serving varied emerging platforms. Keeping up with emerging technology is something that Jim Flink, formerly general manager of mobile news provider Newsy, knows all about.

Futures Lab update #40: News tailored for mobile platforms

By Reuben Stern on December 17, 2013 0 Comments Blogs

How can 12 people update nearly 150 stories a day? And what's it like to watch video news on Google Glass?

Futures Lab update #37: Apps and tips for mobile reporting

By Reuben Stern on November 26, 2013 0 Comments Blogs

What's the best way to use smartphones for reporting and video storytelling? And which mobile apps might help?

Futures Lab update #35: Using analytics in the newsroom

By Reuben Stern on November 12, 2013 0 Comments Blogs

What data should you be tracking if "page views" and "unique visitors" are not enough?

Futures Lab update #34: Automated video editing and mobile app tools

By Reuben Stern on November 5, 2013 0 Comments Blogs

What if software could automatically edit your video together? Or if building a mobile app were easy enough for anyone to do?

Futures Lab update #32: Digital insights from the ONA13 conference in Atlanta

By Reuben Stern, Travis McMillen on October 22, 2013 0 Comments Blogs

When it comes to digital, what should your newsroom be doing today? Plus, other insights from the ONA13 conference.

Futures Lab update #31: Mobile revenue, social video news, and learning from the Texas Tribune

By Reuben Stern on October 15, 2013 0 Comments Blogs

How can you generate revenue from mobile apps and iPad editions? And what is social mobile video news?

Usage of downloaded news apps reveals some striking differences

By Roger Fidler on August 26, 2013 2 Comments News
2013 Q1 Research Report 4: Usage of downloaded news apps reveals some striking d

The percent of all smartphone and/or tablet users who indicated that they had downloaded at least one news app jumped from about 30 percent in Q1 2012 to nearly 60 percent in Q1 2013.

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?

Mobile media devices used by mobile media owners

Source Editor & Publisher on July 31, 2013 0 Comments

Research into the use of mobile media to consume news conducted by RJI has informed infographics featured in the latest issue of Editor & Publisher.

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?

Usage of smartphones together with tablets for news has more than doubled

By Roger Fidler on July 22, 2013 0 Comments News
2013 Q1 Research Report 3: Usage of smartphones together with tablets for news h

This report examines the use of media tablets and smartphones for news. Respondents who had used a tablet and/or a smartphone during the week prior to taking the surveys increased by only three percentage points overall between Q1 2012 and Q1 2013.

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

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

By RJI on June 26, 2013 0 Comments News
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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.”

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