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By Brian Steffens on February 24, 2012 0 Comments Blogs
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Paul Bolls answers "how does the brain perceive & process news online?" with Poynter

Source Poynter on February 23, 2012 0 Comments
Paul Bolls, RJI, Reynolds Journalism Institute

Paul Bolls chatted with Charles Apple about brain-friendly websites and his project at RJI.

Pavlov's Dogs and the Online News Audience

By Paul Bolls on February 21, 2012 0 Comments Blogs

News website producers, wouldn’t it be great if visiting your organization's website became an automatic, ingrained, rewarding habit your audience engaged in as part of their normal daily routine?

RJI links 2.17.12

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RJI links 2.10.12

By Brian Steffens on February 10, 2012 0 Comments Blogs
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By Brian Steffens on January 20, 2012 0 Comments Blogs
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More readers still prefer local content

Source Biz Report on January 17, 2012 0 Comments
CASR, Reynolds Journalism Institute, RJI

Many of these readers are also reading 'hard copy' rather than online editions. According to the NNA research 74% of those living in communities in which the local paper has a circulation under 15,000 read that newspaper at least once each week.

Study shows news reading online is gaining prominence

Source Nieman Journalism Lab on January 17, 2012 0 Comments
RJI, Reynolds Journalism Institute

More consumers are getting news incidentally — that is, in the middle of other, non-news activities. And, according to new research, readers often find joy in the serendipity.

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By Brian Steffens on January 13, 2012 0 Comments Blogs
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Research shows newspaper readers like local content

Source MediaPost on January 12, 2012 0 Comments
CASR, Reynolds Journalism Institute, RJI

According to the 2011 results of an annual survey conducted by he National Newspaper Association and the research arm of the Reynolds Journalism Institute at the Missouri School of Journalism, readers in areas served by community newspapers continue to prefer the community newspaper as their source of local news and advertising.

Newspaper readers like local content, study reminds

Source Kearney Hub on December 28, 2011 0 Comments

A University of Missouri study debunks most of the negative talk about newspapers and shows they remain prime information sources

Local newspaper readership stays strong

Source Media Post News on December 27, 2011 0 Comments
RJI Insight and Survey Center, Reynolds Journalism Institute, RJI

Local newspapers remain the dominant source of news in small towns and rural areas, according to the results of a new survey performed by the Reynolds Journalism Institute’s Insight and Survey Center and the University of Missouri’s School of Journalism on behalf of the National Newspaper Association.

Survey shows preference for community news

Source The Recorder on December 16, 2011 0 Comments
CASR, Reynolds Journalism Institute, RJI

The 2011 results of an annual survey conducted by the National Newspaper Association and the research arm of the Reynolds Journalism Institute at the Missouri School of Journalism show that 74 percent of people in communities served by a newspaper with circulations under 15,000 read a local newspaper each week.

Research team aims to study online voting

Source Columbia Tribune on December 15, 2011 0 Comments
CASR, Reynolds Journalism Institute, RJI

The grant from the Department of Defense Federal Voting Assistance Program will fund research and development of a system to help those voters properly vote and be counted.

Missouri researchers to study online voting

Source The Examiner on December 15, 2011 0 Comments
RJI Insight and Survey Center, Reynolds Journalism Institute, RJI

A team of Missouri researchers trained in technology, cyber-security and elections management will use a $740,000 Department of Defense grant to explore Internet-based and mobile phone voting applications.

Researchers look into mobile, online voting

Source Columbia Missourian on December 15, 2011 0 Comments
Reynolds Journalism Institute, RJI

A $740,000 federal grant was awarded to the Boone County Clerk for collaboration with MU and the Missouri secretary of state to develop a new voting system that utilizes the Internet and mobile technology.

Reynolds Fellow finds online surfing promotes reading habit

Source Times of India on December 14, 2011 0 Comments
Reynolds Journalism Institute, RJI

While some people still perceive news tied to traditional media, others now hold a much broader perception of how the process goes beyond what is reported by journalists, the Information Research journal reports.

Readership of local newspapers in small cities & towns remains steady

Three-fourths of residents (74%) in small cities and towns in the United States read a local newspaper ranging from 1 day to 7 days a week; majority of the readers (81%) relied on the newspapers for local news and information, according to the 2011 Community Newspaper Readership Study conducted by The Reynolds Journalism Institute (RJI) on behalf of National Newspaper Association (NNA) in August and October 2011.