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MU student's app connects strangers

University of Missouri senior Drew Halliday thought social media networks were getting stale.

Futures Lab update #7: A few crowd-sourcing ideas

By Reuben Stern, Olga Kyle on April 30, 2013 0 Comments Blogs

How can we harness the power of the crowd for reporting news? Or for getting information about crime?

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, Olga Kyle 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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RJI Links 4.12.2013

By Brian Steffens on April 12, 2013 0 Comments Blogs
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CNN's Tapper: We have to meet readers and viewers where they are

By RJI on April 10, 2013 0 Comments Blogs
Twitterocracy: How Social Media Are Transforming Politics and Journalism

“People challenging my views on Twitter makes me a better journalist,” CNN Anchor and Chief Washington Correspondent Jake Tapper told an audience of professionals, educators and students at the 2013 Hurley Symposium.

Researchers: Political Twitter users tend to tweet almost exclusively among themselves

By RJI on April 10, 2013 0 Comments Blogs
Twitterocracy: How Social Media Are Transforming Politics and Journalism

A senior researcher for the Pew Research Center said about 20 percent of social media users have defriended or blocked someone whose partisan posts became a little too much.

Public television engagement and the second screen

By RJI on April 10, 2013 0 Comments Blogs
Twitterocracy: How Social Media Are Transforming Politics and Journalism

Moderator Barbara Cochran, Curtis B. Hurley Chair in Public Affairs Journalism began the panel discussion with a startling statistic: 80 percent of television viewers use another device while watching TV.

Journalists and Obama, Romney digital directors dish on Twitter's political impact

By RJI on April 9, 2013 0 Comments Blogs
Twitterocracy: How Social Media Are Transforming Politics and Journalism

Panelists at the Curtis B. Hurley Symposium at the National Press Club said Twitter had a profound impact on their daily job requirements, speeding up the news cycle and increasingly shifting the conversation from pundits to the public.

#Hurley2013: How social media are transforming politics and journalism

By RJI on April 9, 2013 0 Comments Blogs
Twitterocracy

Many participants and audience members of the 2013 Curtis B. Hurley Symposium tweeted about the statements they found most compelling from the day's events.

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

By Reuben Stern, Olga Kyle 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?

RJI, Nine Network team analyze how to add value to television news with social media

By Jennifer Nelson on April 5, 2013 0 Comments Blogs
Kent Collins

How can journalists use social media to dig deeper into issues to make stories richer and audiences bigger?

Social media, SEC football and the Missourian ICE desk

By RJI on April 5, 2013 1 Comment Blogs
Social media, SEC football and the Missourian ICE desk

At the Columbia Missourian, every department in the newsroom geared up to cover Tigers football during its SEC-inaugural year like never before. Could we pull it off? Happily, the answer was yes.

RJI Links 4.5.2013

By Brian Steffens on April 5, 2013 0 Comments Blogs
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How RJI Came to be on TV: Putting Social Media on Steroids to Make the Public Forum Robust

Thursday, April 4, 2013 Events

Bring your lunch and join Reynolds Fellow Kent Collins at noon in Palmer Room 100A, Reynolds Journalism Institute, for a demonstration of how putting buzz in social media can put value in television journalism. Can't attend in person? View the live stream at rjionline.org/live.

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

By Reuben Stern, Olga Kyle on April 2, 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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Underserved health beat leads fellow to create niche news network

By Jennifer Nelson on March 27, 2013 0 Comments News
ACEs Too High

Jane Stevens has created sites that focus on the connection between adverse childhood experiences and adult health problems such as cancer, heart disease and depression, as well as violence and becoming a victim of violence.

Reynolds Fellows analyze how social media is changing politics and news

By Jennifer Nelson on March 25, 2013 0 Comments News
RJI Fellows analyze how social media is changing politics and news

As newsroom leaders experiment with social media, how can they make sense of big data? Two University of Missouri professors are helping news organizations answer some of those questions.