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ONA 23, the Online News Association’s annual conference held last week in Philadelphia, demonstrated just how quickly artificial intelligence and machine learning have become a dominant focus in the industry, even as news organizations largely remain cautious about integrating Large Language Models like ChatGPT into workflows.
The Missouri School of Journalism’s Donald W. Reynolds Journalism Institute will host its first-ever Independent Journalist Bootcamp from May 19-20. The virtual bootcamp, which will feature sessions covering a wide range of skills and issues in independent journalism, is open to anyone — college students, independent journalists and newsroom staff alike are encouraged to attend. … Continued
The newest class of RJI Fellows is working to help newsrooms engage with and accurately represent their communities. Their innovative and practical projects range from teaching journalists how to work with amateur radio operators during natural disasters to improving the quality of reporting on Latino and Hispanic communities.
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
Small-town community newspapers are seeing a resurgence as regional chains reclaim them from national conglomerates and re-center them on local news. But some of the same factors that make these rural communities attractive markets also present roadblocks to building a modernized local news machine.