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.

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