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Institute for Advertising Ethics (IAE) principles not just for marketing teams

Source Milwaukee Biz Blog on October 11, 2011 0 Comments
Institute for Advertising Ethics, Reynolds Journalism Institute, RJI

Regardless of your industry, one thing is true: in an increasingly competitive marketplace, you’ve got to fight to maintain your reputation as a reliable, preferred partner. You must continuously earn your customers’ trust.

Fellows share thoughts on Steve Jobs' death

Source Maneater on October 7, 2011 1 Comment
Margaret Duffy, Jane Stevens, Reynolds Fellows, RJI

Two Reynolds Fellows share their thoughts on the passing of Apple's Steve Jobs and the impact Apple and Jobs have had on the journalism industry.

Thompson and Sloan's ‘Storm’ video shows future of news in uninterrupted stream of our lives

Source Poynter on October 7, 2011 0 Comments
Matt Thompson, RJI, Reynolds Journalism Institute, RJI

In “The Storm Collection,” Sloan and Thompson show us a near future in which people don’t have to interrupt their lives to get information. There is no dedicated period of time, no discrete thing, connected with news consumption.

Thompson's ‘Storm’ video shows future of news in uninterrupted stream of our lives

Source Poynter on October 7, 2011 0 Comments
Matt Thompson, RJI, Reynolds Journalism Institute

In “The Storm Collection,” Sloan and Thompson show us a near future in which people don’t have to interrupt their lives to get information. There is no dedicated period of time, no discrete thing, connected with news consumption.

Apple's Steve Jobs influenced technology, MU School of Journalism

Source Missourian on October 6, 2011 0 Comments
Keith Politte, RJI, Reynolds Journalism Institute

Manager of the Technology Testing Center Keith Politte reflects on his relationship with Apple and how Apple products changed journalism.

Banaszynski to lead reporting efforts for American Public Media’s Public Insight Network

Source Poynter on October 6, 2011 0 Comments News
RJI, Reynolds Journalism Institute

"With Jacqui Banaszynski as collaborations editor, Public Insight Network will expand its editorial team in order to produce stories of national importance and regional relevance and support similar reporting projects in PIN newsrooms around the country."

Roger Fidler presented with SND Lifetime Achievement Award

Source SND on October 4, 2011 0 Comments
Roger Fidler, SND, Lifetime Achievement, RJI

The Society for News Design is proud to present its Lifetime Achievement Award to an innovator, leader, teacher, founder and friend: Roger Fidler.

At Block by Block, Local ‘Indies’ Get Down to Business

Source Business Insider on October 4, 2011 0 Comments

In short, the publishers are becoming more businesslike and less obsessed about corporate media hobgoblins, real or imagined. At the Summit, 22 of them announced they’ve formed a trade group for independent local online news publishers, and a different group announced the formation of the Chicago Independent Advertising Network.

RJI sponsored Startup Weekend gets down to business

Source Columbia Tribune on October 2, 2011 0 Comments
Keith Politte, RJI, Reynolds Journalism Institute

An event that has been held in cities across the world, it brings together the entrepreneurially inclined for a weekend spent starting new companies.

Roger Fidler speaks about tablets at ASNE workshop

Source MPI on October 1, 2011 0 Comments
Roger Fidler, tablets, RJI, Reynolds Journalism Institute

Roger Fidler, program director for digital publishing with the Reynolds Journalism Institute, spoke about the Reynolds Journalism Institute-Digital Publishing Alliance (RJI-DPA) tablet project at the Tablet/Mobile Strategies and Visions for News Organizations workshop in St. Louis, Mo. Sept. 29.

Hyperlocal site RiverheadLocal looks for lessons in sustainability at RJI's Block by Block summit

Source Poynter on September 30, 2011 0 Comments
block by block, Michele McLellan, RJI, Reynolds Journalism Institute

The two-day summit is intended “to get these like-minded publishers in the same room and let them share ideas in person and understand where they might be in their business compared to others.”

Duffy, Padgett's YAYA Connection provides students with real-world experience

Source The Maneater on September 30, 2011 0 Comments
Margaret Duffy, Stephanie Padgett, YAYA connection, RJI

Strategic Communication Department Chairwoman Margaret Duffy started the project in fall of 2008 through a fellowship from the Reynolds Journalism Institute. The plan was a website that would be a research hub and have primary and secondary research as well as curated articles regarding the YAYA market, Journalism Futures Lab Advertising Editor Brad Best said.

Aggregation discussed at workshop

Source MPI on September 30, 2011 0 Comments
Reynolds Journalism Institute, RJI

Top news aggregation developers discussed development and usage of their products at the “Tablet/Mobile Strategies and Visions for News Organizations” workshop.

Tablets will displace home desktops in computing ecosystem says workshop presenter

Source MPI on September 30, 2011 0 Comments
RJI, Reynolds Journalism Institute

Yelvington’s presentation, called “How do Tablets Fit Into Newspapers’ Mobile Strategies,” focused on tablet and mobile innovations that could change how consumers will interact with information, and what news companies are missing that prevents them from succeeding in the mobile market.

Strategic marketing communications firm endorses Institute for Advertising Ethics' industry principles and practices

Source Wisbusiness.com on September 28, 2011 0 Comments
Institute for Advertising Ethics, RJI, Reynolds Journalism Institute

Scheibel Halaska, a strategic marketing communications firm, has become the first Milwaukee-area agency to endorse the Institute for Advertising Ethics’ (IAE) newly established set of industry principles and practices.

Ohio Citizen Journalists send representative to RJI conference

Source TippNews Daily on September 28, 2011 0 Comments
Michele McLellan, hyperlocal, Reynolds Journalism Institute, Block by Block

Block by Block will be hosting this week its second annual Block by Block Community News Summit (#bxb11), an independent, online local news publishers gathering in Chicago, Sep. 29-Oct. 1. The event, sponsored by the Reynolds Journalism Institute, the Patterson Foundation, the Knight Foundation and Loyola University will bring together 200 of America’s online citizen journalism publishers.

Producers visit RJI for reality television symposium

Source Maneater on September 27, 2011 0 Comments
RJI, Reynolds Journalism Institute, Esther Thorson

Four legendary producers, at a symposium held at the Reynolds Journalism Institute, revealed another application for the skills acquired in the journalism field: reality television.

Block by Block 2011 conference this week: Follow it online

Source Knight Digital Media Center on September 27, 2011 0 Comments
block by block, Michele McLellan, RJI, Reynolds Journalism Institute

Couldn't join us for Block by Block? Don't fret, there are many ways to participate online.

Tablet users needed for survey

Source emissourian on September 23, 2011 0 Comments
Roger Fidler, iPad, RJI, Reynolds Journalism Institute

The Reynolds Journalism Institute at the University of Missouri-Columbia is asking media tablet users to take part in a survey.

Michele McLellan: Newsroom reorganization reflects new priorities

Source Knight Digital Media Center on September 20, 2011 0 Comments
Michele McLellan, hyperlocal, Reynolds Journalism Institute

The Seattle Times recently reorganized its newsroom and the new structure recognizes three key roles for the organization: Creation, Curation, Community