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Being the utility man of product work
There is a lot to gain from getting to experiment in different spaces of product work on a team.
The importance of news in education
Newspapers and other outlets should have a place in the classroom, but how does that come about?
RJI Student Innovation Fellows to support community newsrooms nationwide, gain hands-on work experience
Columbia, Mo. (Dec. 10, 2021) — Seven students at the Missouri School of Journalism will work at local news organizations around the country this summer as part of the Donald W. Reynolds Journalism Institute’s (RJI) Student Innovation Fellowships program, gaining hands-on experience helping the outlets connect with their audiences. RJI is housed at the Missouri … Continued
Announcing the Upward coaching cohort
Six rising leaders of color will focus on creating impact and culture change in their organizations.
Making Agenda Watch useful to journalists across the country
Big Local News and the Reynolds Journalism Institute will make Agenda Watch a full-featured platform for journalists, one that provides the ability to research past agendas and minutes as well as subscribe to alerts based on topics and keywords relevant to a reporter’s beat.
9 ways newsrooms can incorporate more audio in their work
The ability to hear stories is essential for visually impaired audiences — and anyone who wants to consume content on the move.
The passion for visual storytelling
Here’s my plan for documenting and sharing that passion Allow me to introduce you to Julia Robinson. Ask her to tell you about a story that made a difference and it’s like the clouds clear away and the sun begins to shine. Her passion for this profession becomes clear. Even when times are tough, when … Continued
Monetization of news
In the face of decreasing revenues and increasing costs, news agencies everywhere are exploring creative methods of extracting more funding from their products. Some methods are more suitable to larger organizations and others to smaller ones; each one has drawbacks, and for many, they are a gamble. However, some of these gambles have become viable … Continued
In his own words: A selection of Matt Thompson’s blog entries Part 1
The timing of local news cycles May 13, 2009 Howard Weaver writes a sweet, short paean to the dailyness of the newspaper: I’ve been arguing for years that newspapers — yes, printed, daily newspapers — have a good long horizon on the value curve if they shift their focus to the value they already do … Continued