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LMA 2013: Print and digital are hard work; use the wind at your back

By Brian Steffens on September 25, 2013 0 Comments Blogs
LMA 2013: Print and digital are hard work; use the wind at your back

“Revenue” was all the talk at last week’s Local Media Association annual publishers conference, as well it should be for publishers. But the buzz moved beyond print and pay models to alternative non-news revenue opportunities.

Futures Lab update #28: Hyperlocal profitability, national ads, and learning from startups

By Reuben Stern on September 24, 2013 0 Comments Blogs

Are hyperlocal sites a business model that works? And how could local news sites attract more national advertisers?

"The Funding of Journalism: Practice, research and future"

By Jennifer Nelson on September 17, 2013 0 Comments News
The Funding of Journalism: Practice, research and future

Highlights from the "The Funding of Journalism: Practice, research and future" panel held at Five Years Past/Five Years Forward: Next Steps for Sustaining Journalism.

Five Years Past/Five Years Forward: Next Steps for Sustaining Journalism

Monday, September 9, 2013 - Tuesday, September 10, 2013 Events

Join us for RJI's Next Steps for Sustaining Journalism event and participate in shaping the future of our industry. You will be among a diverse group of thought leaders, practitioners, entrepreneurs and innovators. Breakout groups among you will tackle everything from new visions of storytelling, disruptive technologies, to re-energized business models. Your goal is to uncover and share insights that will shape RJI’s scope, mission, priorities, work –and impact – for the next five years.

Futures Lab update #26: Online subscription models and automated journalism

By Reuben Stern on September 10, 2013 0 Comments Blogs

Are online paywalls generating significant revenue? And what happens when computers write news stories?

Q&A with Ken Doctor: Successful paywalls that pave the way for mobile

By RJI on September 9, 2013 0 Comments Blogs

Ken Doctor, author of "Newsonomics: Twelve New Trends That Will Shape the News You Get," offers insight into the state of online subscription models and how they might set the stage for success on the mobile platform in this Q&A.

Reynolds Fellow to build bridges between startups and news and advertising corporations

By RJI on September 4, 2013 0 Comments News
Kim Garretson

The numbers are sobering when considering the media industry and its main source of revenue — advertising, said Kim Garretson, non-residential fellow of the Donald W. Reynolds Journalism Institute.

Futures Lab update #22: Comments via ReadrBoard, and success at the Deseret News

By Reuben Stern on August 13, 2013 0 Comments Blogs

Could reader comments be better organized? And how is the Deseret News increasing circulation and revenue?

Futures Lab update #18: Social TV news, print success and Gannett's consumer focus

By Reuben Stern on July 16, 2013 0 Comments Blogs

How are TV news anchors getting social with their audiences? And how is the leader of Gannett preparing the future?

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
RJI Links

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
ASNE

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.”

ASNE13: CEOs, innovators look ahead

By Brian Steffens on June 25, 2013 0 Comments News
ASNE

The American Society of News Editors (ASNE) kicked off its annual convention Monday with two key panels: “View from the C-Suite” and eight views of innovation in the newsroom.

RJI links 6.14.2013

By Brian Steffens on June 14, 2013 0 Comments Blogs
RJI Links

News and commentary from around the Web of interest to journalism innovators and entrepreneurs

Futures Lab update #13: Lessons on multiplatform publishing

By Reuben Stern on June 11, 2013 0 Comments Blogs

Is your newsroom ready to publish on four platforms at once? Learn how one newsroom took on that challenge.

Futures Lab update #12: Freelancer tools, digital subscriptions and innovation advice

By Reuben Stern on June 4, 2013 0 Comments Blogs

Is there a better way to manage freelancers? What can news organizations learn from companies like Netflix? And how could you foster more innovation in your newsroom?

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
RJI Links

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
RJI Links

News and commentary from around the Web of interest to journalism innovators and entrepreneurs