Newest class of RJI Student Innovation Fellows to help newsrooms develop inventive solutions this summer
Six students at the Missouri School Journalism have been selected for the Donald W. Reynolds Journalism Institute’s (RJI) Student Innovation Fellowships program. They will work at local news organizations around the country this summer to gain hands-on experience with a wide variety of innovative newsroom projects. “The 2023 RJI Student Innovation Fellows are all very … Continued
Succession planning is key to journalism’s sustainability
Digital news organizations need to prepare and plan for leadership transitions.
Introducing the 2022-2023 RJI Fellows
The Reynolds Journalism Institute (RJI) at the Missouri School of Journalism today announced the 2022-2023 cohort of RJI Fellows, a talented group of professionals creating resources to help newsrooms serve both their communities and their own journalists.
Transparency tools can make your reporting more credible
News and tech organizations grapple with the challenge of helping news consumers distinguish trustworthy sources.
A Trusting News analysis: What news consumers say they trust
Trusting News Project ReportDownload Fundamentally, news consumers trust journalism that they find to be balanced, in-depth, honest and reputable. Those qualities appeared over and over in an analysis of 81 in-depth interviews our newsroom partners conducted with members of their communities. And when asked directly about what defines quality journalism, they were at the top … Continued
API announces affiliation with Trusting News and RJI to provide new funding and growth in 2019
The American Press Institute and RJI announced a partnership today to grow and strengthen the Trusting News project, which has been working with newsrooms across the country for the past three years.
Earn trust by sharing what motivates your journalism
Originally published on Medium Journalists, we need to talk more about the “why” of what we do. What does the profession exist to do? Who do we serve? Why are we doing this story or covering this issue? These questions do not have simple answers, of course. We’re motivated to different degrees by a variety … Continued
Old guard, new models
Victor Hernandez, Banjo, moderator Jeff Sonderman, American Press Institute Kate Butler, Associated Press Seth Rogin, Nucleus Marketing Mark Maassen, Missouri Press Association While traditional platforms and channels still make up the bulwark of monetization streams for the “old guard” in media, many are seeking new, alternative revenue streams, some of while fall well outside of … Continued
Fact-checkers believe appetite for accuracy will grow despite a lack of trust in news
WASHINGTON — Journalists for the three leading fact-checking organizations say their role is to examine the claims of politicians and present the facts, not persuade the public of certain conclusions. The fact-checkers spoke Thursday at the 2017 Hurley Symposium titled “Fact-Checking, Fake News and the Future of Political Reporting,” hosted by the National Press Club. … Continued
We asked journalists: How do you fit in time to learn about industry information?
In the midst of so much to do, how and when do journalists take the time to learn more about our industry? And what formats or platforms make learning easy? I’ve been asking those questions as I wrap up a really cool project and want to share what I’ve learned in ways that are useful … Continued