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Mobile users still prefer trusted professional journalism

By RJI on August 27, 2012 0 Comments News

RJI survey finds distrust of the news media highest among cable news viewers

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By Brian Steffens on August 24, 2012 0 Comments Blogs
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By Brian Steffens on August 17, 2012 0 Comments Blogs
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By Brian Steffens on August 10, 2012 0 Comments Blogs
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Journalism Professor Mike Jenner expects more newspapers to begin charging for digital content

Source Mizzou Magazine on August 9, 2012 0 Comments
Mike Jenner, pay models, pay walls, RJI, Reynolds Journalism Institute

According to research performed by RJI's Insight and Survey Center and Mike Jenner, the number of papers with a pay wall is likely to rise across the board and readers can expect to pay more for quality news in the coming years.

RJI survey shows smartphone users are not abandoning print

Source The Island Packet on August 6, 2012 0 Comments
Roger Fidler, iPad, tablet, RJI, Reynolds Journalism Institute

People who use smartphones are not abandoning print media any faster than non-users, according to a study by the Donald J. Reynolds Journalism Institute at the University of Missouri.

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By Brian Steffens on August 3, 2012 0 Comments Blogs
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Are iPhone users richer & better-educated than Android users?

Source Android Authority on August 2, 2012 0 Comments
Roger Fidler, iPad, tablet, RJI, Reynolds Journalism Institute

RJI’s Roger Fidler has found that — surprise! — iOS and Android are the leading mobile platforms in the consumption of news and content from subscriptions and apps. However, a big portion of the respondents admit to using more than one platform in consuming media, which include a mix of smartphones, tablets and Android-powered e-readers.

Study: iPhones reach more news audience than Android phones by every measure

Source Poynter on August 1, 2012 0 Comments
Roger Fidler, iPad, tablet, RJI, Reynolds Journalism Institute

Although a greater percentage of people own Android smartphones, those who own Apple iPhones are the most attractive audience for news publishers, according to new research from Roger Fidler at the Reynolds Journalism Institute.

Study shows age, gender play key roles in the tablet and smartphone brand wars

Source Editor & Publisher on August 1, 2012 0 Comments
Roger Fidler, iPad, tablet, RJI, Reynolds Journalism Institute

Roger Fidler’s fourth report on the results of the Reynolds Journalism Institute’s Mobile Media News Consumption Survey shows that the demographics and use preferences of smartphone and tablet owners are generally specific to the brands of devices they use.

Age, gender play key roles in the tablet and smartphone brand wars

By RJI on July 30, 2012 3 Comments News

As mobile media devices proliferate, age, gender and income are likely to have a greater influence on the brands people choose to own. Roger Fidler’s fourth report on the results of the Reynolds Journalism Institute’s Mobile Media News Consumption Survey shows that the demographics and use preferences of smartphone and tablet owners are generally specific to the brands of devices they use.

Fidler’s analysis also reveals significant differences between owners of small and large tablets. One of his key findings is that women are more likely than men to own small tablets, such as the Amazon Kindle Fire, whereas a majority of large tablets, such as the Apple iPad, are owned by men.

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By Brian Steffens on July 30, 2012 0 Comments Blogs
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RJI offers advice on using Facebook to interact with subscribers

Source Magazine Mavin on July 26, 2012 0 Comments
Brad Best, social media, facebook, Reynolds Journalism Institute

Facebook, Twitter, and Pinterest are valuable tools for magazines which have discovered the value of interacting with subscribers. But how do you use these platforms effectively? And how do you keep them from draining valuable staff time?

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By Brian Steffens on July 20, 2012 0 Comments Blogs

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Could the iPad save magazines?

Source Columbia Journalism Review on July 20, 2012 0 Comments
Roger Fidler, iPad, tablet, RJI, Reynolds Journalism Institute

A recent study from the Reynolds Journalism Institute at the University of Missouri showed that iPad owners across age groups consumed a higher quantity of news directly from media organizations than their counterparts who didn’t own iPads.

Study shows iPad is revolutionizing how we read and consume news

Source Cult of Mac on July 18, 2012 0 Comments
Roger Fidler, iPad, tablet, RJI, Reynolds Journalism Institute

A recent Reynolds Journalism Institute study indicates that the iPad is becoming a primary vehicle for many users to consume (read, listen to, or watch) daily local, national, and world news and that it is leading a revolution in terms of how frequently people read news as well as how much news they read on a daily or weekly basis.

RJI to research electronic ways to deliver books

Source eMissourian on July 18, 2012 0 Comments
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After a firestorm of protest, the University of Missouri has decided to re-establish the University of Missouri Press with a digital publishing operation. That’s better than nothing but the print version still will be missed by many people in academia, authors and readers.

RJI to research innovative electronic ways to deliver scholarly books for new MU press

Source Kansas City Star on July 16, 2012 0 Comments

After enduring two months of criticism over a decision to phase out the University of Missouri Press, university leaders said Monday that they will replace the press with a “re-imagined” digital publishing operation at MU.

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By Brian Steffens on July 13, 2012 0 Comments Blogs
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Survey: Are tablets the new evening paper?

Source SCPA eBulletin on July 12, 2012 0 Comments
Roger Fidler, iPad, tablet, RJI, Reynolds Journalism Institute

As part of the third installment from the Reynolds Journalism Institute’s Media News Consumption Survey, researchers said iPad and Android-tablet users consume more news than those who don’t own the devices and that they tend to access news sites while relaxing at home after work.