One of five RJI Student Competition finalist teams includes Truman State participant

Five teams of students will begin work on developing technology platforms and apps to address journalism challenges for the 2018 RJI Student Competition. Working alongside one of the teams is a Truman State University student — the first non-University of Missouri student to participate in the 11-year-old competition at the Donald W. Reynolds Journalism Institute. … Continued

Four teams tap AI in 10th annual RJI Student Competition

Students taking part in the 2016-2017 RJI Student Competition at the Donald W. Reynolds Journalism Institute are harnessing artificial intelligence and machine learning technologies to develop mobile apps for journalists and citizens who engage with journalism. Four teams — Colloquy, Mind Flow, NaberFeed and Voice Veritas — will receive media, business, IT and legal mentoring … Continued

Tracy Clark’s take on 15 news aggregation apps: Part 2

Google Play Newsstand Google has made several attempts at media aggregation, first with Google News in 2002, which was deemed beta for the first three years. It promotes itself as a service that “aggregates real-time news content from news sources around the world, generating 72 editions in 55 languages, and powering Google’s news search. In … Continued