Choosing what goes in your mobile audio kit
What we tested and picked for Learfield Missourinet.
How texting can help boost your service journalism efforts
The Wisconsin Center for Investigative Reporting’s partner, News 414, is trying Public Input to talk to readers and help them find resources for housing, food pantries, or even speak directly to a reporter.
Lean into using your phone: Q&A with Sarah Singer
Sarah Singer is the senior director of innovation at Vice. I spoke to her about how Vice cultivates its presence and engagement across social platforms.
Free micro-course by RJI Fellow: Learn to write news for mobile audiences in five-minute lessons
A free mobile-microlearning course — The 5 C’s of Writing News for Mobile Audiences — has launched on a mobile learning app, EdApp. Think Babbel or Duolingo for digital journalism. I created the course as part of my nonresidential Donald W. Reynolds Journalism Institute fellowship in 2017-18. Thirty-five journalists tested the course, and all said … Continued
RJI Fellow explores how to expand WhatsApp publication reaching immigrant population in New York
Team plans to talk at industry events about what they’ve learned about connecting with audience via WhatsApp and people’s relationships with mobile devices
Innovative strategies: 5 tips from Instagram news fellows
The fellows are now halfway through the program and already seeing tangible results from strategic shifts they have implemented.
Mixed reality: Meeting readers where they are
Trent Tarantino is the RJI Student Innovation Fellow at the Washington Post in Washington, D.C. This summer our student fellows will be sharing dispatches from their fellowships in newsrooms across the country as a part of Innovation in Focus. Jeremy Gilbert, of The Washington Post, and Robert Hernandez, of USC Annenberg, discuss mixed reality for … Continued
Create a newsletter worth reading: Tips from the experts
Tatyana Monnay is the RJI Student Innovation Fellow at the Associated Press. This summer our student fellows will be sharing dispatches from their fellowships in newsrooms across the country for Innovation in Focus. Newsletters can be a powerful product to add to your newsroom to inform your community and engage them in topics they care … Continued
5 ways that local newsrooms can utilize TikTok
On a platform that consists primarily of dance and comedy videos, is there space for news?
Voice delivered news: Innovation skill
Integrating content with voice assistants is easier than ever