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Futures Lab update #11: Creating e-books and tapping into Reddit

By Reuben Stern on May 28, 2013 0 Comments Blogs

Are e-books worth the effort? And what kind of journalism could be done via Reddit?

RJI Links 5.24.2013

By Brian Steffens on May 24, 2013 0 Comments Blogs
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News and commentary from around the Web of interest to journalism innovators and entrepreneurs

adFreeq's Peter Meng presents at May 22 1 Million Cups meeting

Source 1 Million Cups on May 23, 2013 0 Comments

Peter Meng, founder of adFreeq and 2011-2012 Reynolds Fellow, spoke at the May 22 meeting of 1 Million Cups.

RJI Links 5.10.2013

By Brian Steffens on May 10, 2013 0 Comments Blogs
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News and commentary from around the Web of interest to journalism innovators and entrepreneurs

Futures Lab update #8: Vine, InfoActive, and lessons from innovative companies

By Reuben Stern on May 7, 2013 1 Comment Blogs

Can you connect with your audience in 6 seconds or less? And what can we learn from the world's most innovative companies?

RJI Links 5.3.2013

By Brian Steffens on May 3, 2013 0 Comments Blogs
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News and commentary from around the Web of interest to journalism innovators and entrepreneurs

Sokoloff: What hyperlocal marketers can learn from Disney's digital wristbands

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Different players have been experimenting with different elements of this online-to-offline migration of technology, but the Walt Disney Company has really taken the ball and run with it.

RJI Links 4.26.2013

By Brian Steffens on April 26, 2013 0 Comments Blogs
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News and commentary from around the Web of interest to journalism innovators and entrepreneurs

Futures Lab update #6: Visions of the future of news

By Reuben Stern on April 23, 2013 0 Comments Blogs

Which future trends are likely to affect your newsroom? And what are consumer brands doing that newsrooms could learn from?

RJI Links 4.19.2013

By Brian Steffens on April 19, 2013 0 Comments Blogs
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NAA MediaXchange 2013: What's your purpose?

By Brian Steffens on April 18, 2013 0 Comments Blogs
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Share your answers. What's your purpose? What are the expectations of those you serve? What drives your customers?

NAA MediaXchange 2013 takeaways

By Brian Steffens on April 17, 2013 0 Comments Blogs
mediaXchange 2013

The news was much more positive, and the attendance higher than in recent years for the annual news industry event.

Futures Lab update #5: Personalized video news reports and single-topic info hubs

By Reuben Stern on April 16, 2013 0 Comments Blogs

Could mobile apps replace the evening newscast or even jeopardize the whole broadcast model? And is there opportunity in covering just one single topic?

Futures Lab update #4: Second screen and other mobile opportunities

By Reuben Stern on April 9, 2013 0 Comments Blogs

What is your audience doing on their smartphones while watching news on TV? And are you capitalizing on all those mobile devices in their hands?

American Newspaper Digital Access Corporation: Enhancing, managing and monetizing America's newspaper industry

Friday, April 5, 2013 Events

Bring your lunch for a brown bag session with Reynolds Fellow Connie Farrow at noon in Palmer Room 100A, Reynolds Journalism Institute. Can't attend in person? View the live stream at rjionline.org/live.

RJI Links 4.5.2013

By Brian Steffens on April 5, 2013 0 Comments Blogs
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Media economics expert sheds light on challenges faced when re-establishing relevancy in legacy news

By RJI on April 3, 2013 0 Comments News
Robert Picard

Robert Picard, director of research at the Reuters Institute at the University of Oxford, recently spoke at the Missouri School of Journalism and the Donald W. Reynolds Journalism Institute, where he shed some light on three of the biggest challenges news providers are facing as they try to re-establish relevance.

Futures Lab update #3: Events, social platforms, and news avatars

By Reuben Stern on April 1, 2013 0 Comments Blogs

Can organizing events support a news operation? How are we connecting with sports fans? And would you watch news read to you by an avatar?

RJI Links 3.29.2013

By Brian Steffens on March 29, 2013 0 Comments Blogs
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Can newspapers evolve into ‘local membership’ organizations?

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I don’t think anyone has really nailed a local membership model, and there are two organizations that have great potential to dominate in this area — local newspapers and the YMCA.