Business, journalism competition offers real-world industry solutions to Hearken, AP
A University of Missouri team tasked with finding solutions to help Hearken, an engagement consulting startup, expand the business’s target market and make it more sustainable, won the 12th annual Center for the Digital Globe (CDIG) media symposium.
Women in Journalism Workshop 2021
The Women in Journalism Workshop is an annual workshop that focuses on challenges, accomplishments and issues specific to women in the journalism industry today.
Collaborative community ‘zine’ wins top news engagement idea at RJI Student Innovation Competition
A student team that partnered with L.A. Taco, a digital-only news source in Los Angeles, to create a collaborative community ‘zine’ (short for magazine) to help with engagement, won the 2020-21 RJI Student Innovation Competition. “Remains to be Zine,” which was made up of Caitlin Hernandez, Astrid Kayembe, Laura Gonzalez and Melody Waintal of the … Continued
Photographing vulnerable populations in public spaces: The ethics of protest coverage
Panelists Carlos Gonzalez, Brent Lewis and Tara Pixley lead a discussion on this timely and historical topic
POY leader participates in ‘Trauma to Transformation’ panel discussion
On Saturday, Aug. 3, a traveling exhibit from the Newseum in Washington, D.C., of Pulitzer Prize-winning photographs opens at the Missouri History Museum in St. Louis. Lynden Steele, RJI photojournalism director, recently took part in discussion at the exhibit’s stop at the Gilcrease Museum in Tulsa, Oklahoma. The discussion was titled, “Trauma to Transformation: The … Continued
New online textbook is comprehensive resource for teaching media entrepreneurship
This Q&A has been edited for space and clarity. An evolving online textbook, written and reviewed by entrepreneurs, student innovators and educators, prepares journalism students to take entrepreneurial work from “idea to implementation.” Co-editor Michelle Barrett Ferrier, 2016–17 RJI Fellow and an Ohio University professor, says “Media Innovation and Entrepreneurship” was born out of the … Continued
Changing media landscape adds yet another challenge to archivists of born-digital news content
On Nov. 2, just shy of the yearlong anniversary of his presidential victory, President Donald Trump’s Twitter account seemingly dissolved into history. For a fascinating and exhilarating 11 minutes, murmurs and conspiracy theories swept the internet: Was it a technological glitch? Had President Trump deleted his own account? Or had Twitter interpreted Trump’s digital demands … Continued
Christopher Guess presents Push
RJI Fellow Christopher Guess spoke about Push, his open source mobile app, during a brown bag luncheon Aug. 31 at the Donald W. Reynolds Journalism Institute. Guess is improving the news app during his 2017-2018 fellowship. His tasks include simplifying the setup and management of the app, he says. Developing a news app from scratch … Continued
Hjalmar Gislason: Keynote speaker: Digital salvage operations — what’s worth saving?
Scroll to view transcript HJALMAR GISLASON: [00:07] So, as Martin said, my name is Hjalmar Gislason, and that’s probably the most complicated part of the presentation. That name comes from Iceland, so that’s where I grew up and that’s where my funny accent comes from, and actually some of the stories I’m going to tell … Continued
Jennifer Younger: Lightning rounds: Digital preservation: Aggregated, collaborative, Catholic
Scroll to view transcript JENNIFER YOUNGER: [00:07] Thank you, Ed. It’s great to be here. I’m here on behalf of our many stakeholders, our partners, our members, advisors and, of course, founders. What’s fascinating is our work and our project has been a collaboration right from the beginning. Our partners and stakeholders, they know what … Continued