Tag: College of Engineering
Newly launched app empowers journalists to fight against harassment and assault
A new app, JSafe, built to help female journalists fight against harassment, bullying and assault, launched today in the Apple Store and Google Play Store. The Donald W. Reynolds Journalism Institute launched the app to help journalists fight against threats against them and find the resources they need when they find themselves in threatening situations. … Continued
Smart alarm clock delivering local news wins 12th annual journalism development competition
Winners will visit tech, media leaders in Boston later this year
AI isn’t taking journalists’ jobs. It is making them smarter and more efficient
Utopian or dystopian? When it comes to artificial intelligence and machine learning, how journalists view the technology, and how willing they are to delve into the many layers it can empower, is the secret sauce in creating a better workplace. Five journalists from The Wall Street Journal, Washington Post, WIRED, Dogtown Media and Graphika visited … Continued
RJI Innovation Series tackles artificial intelligence to embrace opportunities, fight challenges
Artificial intelligence poses a number of threats and opportunities to the news industry. News outlets such as Bloomberg and The Washington Post have used robots to help produce content. But some journalists fear robots might replace them.
Development competition finalists come up with ideas for making news more accessible in smart homes
Four finalist RJI Student Competition teams challenged to make news more accessible for the smart home have come up with ideas including interactive smart mirrors and the ability to ask basic questions about what they’re watching on TV news. The research firm Gartner projects there will be 20.4 billion “connected things” being used by 2020. … Continued
Eight takeaways for newsrooms to integrate augmented, virtual or mixed reality into the workplace
Five journalists spend two days at RJI for immersive video storytelling event; walk away more energized about the technology.
Development challenge focuses on ‘Better news for the smart home’
Non-MU students must participate in hackathon to be eligible for 2018-19 RJI Student Competition.
Student competition team maps out path to success in Austin, 20 other cities
Maply is a crowdsourced mobile map app for finding and sharing what’s happening nearby. It was created by four University of Missouri undergraduates and was awarded the Technical Merit Award at the 2015–2016 annual RJI student competition. Since that time, the Maply team was selected for the Startup Spotlight at SXSW 2017, has expanded its … Continued
Tool to battle fake news wins RJI Student Competition
The winning team, VeriPixel, will go to New York City to meet with media and technology experts and leaders.
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